The EQB will be holding a special meeting on September 21st in the MPCA Board Room. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00.

The board will address environmental review action items, including final EQB approval of the environmental review program rules (at Minn. Rules, part 4410.4300, subpart 15) establishing a mandatory EAW category threshold for greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the board will reassign RGU responsibility from the EQB to the MPCA on the Fairmont Power Plant.

Finally, the board seeks to obtain public input on the preliminary vision developed at the EQB retreat on June 16th.

Go to "Agendas and Minutes" on this website to view the meeting agenda and materials (to see EQB meeting materials, click the "View List" link in the right-hand column of the table for September 21, 2011)

At its special meeting on Wednesday, September 21st, the EQB will be taking testimony on how the board might best position itself to serve the long-term interests of Minnesotans and the environment. Additionally the board will take action on two environmental review items, including adoption of an environmental rule amendment
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Publication Date: 
September 8, 2011