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4410.0400 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES.

Subpart 1.

EQB.

The EQB shall monitor the effectiveness of parts 4410.0200 to 4410.6500 and shall take appropriate measures to modify and improve their effectiveness. The EQB shall assist governmental units and interested persons in understanding and implementing the rules.

Subp. 2.

RGU's.

RGU's shall be responsible for verifying the accuracy of environmental documents and complying with environmental review processes in a timely manner.

Subp. 3.

Governmental units, private individuals, citizen groups, and business concerns; trade secret information.

When environmental review documents are required on a project, the proposer of the project and any other person shall supply any data reasonably requested by the RGU which the proposer has in his or her possession or to which the proposer has reasonable access.

Information submitted to the RGU that qualifies as trade secret information under Minnesota Statutes, section 13.37, subdivision 1, paragraph (b), must be treated as nonpublic data in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Subp. 4.

Appeal of final decisions.

Decisions by a RGU on the need for an EAW, the need for an EIS, the adequacy of an EIS, and the adequacy of an alternative urban areawide review document are final decisions and may be reviewed by a declaratory judgment action initiated within 30 days of the RGU's decision in the district court of the county where the proposed project, or any part thereof, would be undertaken.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116D.04; 116D.045

History:

13 SR 1437; 21 SR 1458; 34 SR 721

Published Electronically:

November 30, 2009