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October 2023 Environmental Quality Board meeting

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Wednesday, October 18 from 1 – 4 p.m.

Join us for our regular board meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Join in person or online

In person: 520 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155, lower level conference room (get directions; please see parking instructions in the packet)


  • If you wish to pre-register (by providing name and email address) you can do so at the Teams event page
    You will receive an email with a link and can save the event to your calendar
  • Teams link - registration is not required. Join online
  • Or call in (audio only) +1 651-395-7448, Phone Conference ID: 214 327 291#


For additional information about joining the meeting online, please see our Teams guide. If you have any technical difficulties, please contact our staff at 651-757-2877 or email  

Meeting packet

Please see the board meeting packet for information about attending the meeting, agenda, accessibility, public comment, and board meeting documents. 



At this meeting, the board will:

  1. Hear an update and discussion from MPCA on Minnesota’s Climate Action Framework, a plan that sets a vision for how our state will address and prepare for climate change. It identifies immediate, near-term actions we must take to achieve our long-term goal of a carbon-neutral, resilient, and equitable future for Minnesota. MPCA will also discuss implementation, funding, and reporting for the framework and other inter-agency Climate Work.
  2. Vote on the updated per diem and expense policy. 


Written comment procedure

We welcome written comments from the public. Written comments will be accepted until noon the day before the board meeting. Please email written comments to or mail them to Environmental Quality Board, 520 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155. Staff will post comments to the board meeting webpage and distribute compiled comments to board members by the end of that business day (Tuesday). Written comments received after the deadline will be included in the next board meeting packet.

All comments will be made available to the public. Please only submit information that you wish to make available publicly. EQB does not edit or delete submissions that include personal information. We reserve the right to not publish any comments we deem offensive, intimidating, belligerent, harassing, bullying, or that contain any other inappropriate or aggressive behavior.




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