These guidelines, mandated by the 2013 legislature, provide information and recommendations related to a number of issues, including such things as water quality, natural vegetation and wildlife habitat, air quality and transportation.

The public comment period has been extended to January 27, 2014.  Commentss can be sent via e-mail to:  silicasand.eqb@state.mn.us   Hard copy comments can be mailed to Jeff Smyser, Environmental Quality Board, 520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155.

 

Description: 
The model standards and criteria, a toolbox for local governments to use in addressing the impacts of silica sand mining. These guidelines, mandated by the 2013 legislature, provide information and recommendations related to a number of issues, including such things as water quality, natural vegetation and wildlife habitat, air quality and transportation. The public comment period has been extended to January 27, 2014. Comments can be sent via e-mail to: silicasand.eqb@state.mn.us
Creator: 
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Publication Date: 
December 13, 2013
Rights: 
Public