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SF 3693

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:36pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; appropriating money for generic environmental impact
statement for Pineland Sands area.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginPINELAND SANDS GENERIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
STATEMENT.
new text end

new text begin $1,854,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the Environmental
Quality Board to prepare, in cooperation with other agencies, a generic environmental impact
statement or similar environmental study that quantifies the effects of land use conversion
in the Pineland Sands area and predicts the cumulative effects of large-scale conversion to
irrigated agriculture, including the potential impacts on groundwater and potential impacts
of pesticides. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2024.
new text end