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    Solar on Closed Landfills

    The 2020 report to the Legislature examines the potential for solar on closed landfills and offers policy recommendations to facilitate solar development on Minnesota’s Closed Landfill Program sites.

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    2020 State Water Plan

    The Plan looks at the intersection of water and climate challenges in MN for the coming decade

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    2019 Environment and Energy Report Card

    The 2019 report focuses on five key areas of Minnesota’s environment: climate, energy, air, water and land.

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    Environmental Review Program

    The Environmental Quality Board writes the rules for conducting environmental reviews. The actual reviews are usually conducted by governing bodies such as a county board, city council or a state agency.

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Environmental Quality Board

The Environmental Quality Board is made up of 9 agency heads and 8 citizen members. In addition to other duties, we provide leadership and coordination across agencies on priority environmental issues that are multi-jurisdictional, and multi-dimensional, as well as provide for opportunities for public access and engagement.

In 2018, EQB adopted a 5-year strategic plan to provide a broad framework for guiding the board's action and decision-making over the next 5 years.

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2018 07 10 GCPP draft minutes

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda: July 18, 2018

The July 18, 2018 EQB meeting will address three informational items:

1) Wild Rice Task Force (WRTF)

2) EQB Energy and Environment Report Card: Energy Indicators

3) EQB Energy and Environment Report Card: Air Indicators

 

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda: June 20, 2018

*Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to live-stream the meeting. Please view the recordings: Part 1 and Part 2.

 

The June 20, 2018 EQB meeting will address five informational items:

1) 2020 Water Plan

2) Emerging Interagency Issue: Advancing Safe and Sustainable Water Reuse in Minnesota

3) EQB Energy and Environment Report Card: Water Indicators

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June 2018 GCPP Meeting Packet

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, May 16, 2018

The May 16, 2018 EQB meeting will address four informational items:

1) EQB Strategic Plan: Strategies toward result statements 

2) EQB Energy and Environment Report Card: Water Indicators

3) Emerging Interagency Issue: Advancing Safe and Sustainable Water Reuse in Minnesota

4) Emerging Interagency Issue: Nutrient reduction and climate protection

 

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