Environmental Review Program Continuous Improvement

Environmental Review Program Regulatory Requirements

Minnesota Rules 4410
Minnesota Statute 116D
Statements of Need and Resonableness (SONARs)

 

Recent Public Recommendations for Environmental Review Program Improvement

  •  October 17, 2018 EQB Meeting 
  • March 25, 2019 EQB Meeting
  • May 1, 2019 EQB Meeting
  • Comments received during the 2019 rulemaking process

 

Previous State Studies and Reports with Recommendations for Environmental Review Program Improvement

Environmental Quality Board, Pollution Control Agency, Department of Natural Resources, and Departmet of Transportation: Mandatory Environmental Review Categories - Legislative Assessment Report
Environmental Quality Board, December 1, 2018

Environmental Review Advisory Panel
Environmental Quality Board, October 4, 2018

Evaluation and Recommendations for Improving Environmental Review
Environmental Quality Board, November 14, 2012

Environmental Review and Permitting: Update to 2011 Evaluation Report 
Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor, June 2012

Environmental Review Streamlining: A Summary of past efforts, current ideas, and stakeholder input
Pollution Control Agency, December 2009

Technical Representatives' Report to the Environmental Quality Board on Enviornmental Review
EQB Technical Representatives, April 11, 2007