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The Environmental Commission is appointed by the County Board. The commission is responsible for formulating and recommending environmental policies and monitoring program implementation to assure coordination and integration of County functions that impact the environment.
Functions of the Environmental Commission: Develop and recommend environmental policies and priorities to the County Board. Review, update, and recommend for final approval environmental plans:
(1) Review ordinances, (2) monitor the implementation of plans, policies, programs and grants, (3) conduct public hearings/meetings as needed to solicit citizen input on environmental issues, programs, and projects.
This Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:15 PM at the 2122 Campus Drive SE, Rochester, MN Conference Room A.
Agenda's and Minutes from previous meetings can be found here.Presentations
Investigating Nitrates in Southeast MN Streams - MPCA (6.62 MB)
Minnesota Geological Survey (16.2 MB)
Nitrate: Risk Assessment and Health Effects - MDH (2.47 MB)
RPU Wellhead Protection and Water Quality.pdf (6.33 MB)
Appointed Public Officials
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