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    Subdivision 1. Water planning. The Environmental Quality Board shall:
(1) coordinate public water resource management and regulation activities among the state
agencies having jurisdiction in the area;
(2) initiate, coordinate, and continue to develop comprehensive long-range water resources
planning in furtherance of the plan prepared by the Environmental Quality Board's Water
Resources Committee entitled "Minnesota Water Plan," published in January 1991, by September
15, 2000, and each ten-year interval afterwards;
(3) coordinate water planning activities of local, regional, and federal bodies with state water
planning and integrate these plans with state strategies;
(4) coordinate development of state water policy recommendations and priorities, and a
recommended program for funding identified needs, including priorities for implementing the
state water resources monitoring plan;
(5) administer federal water resources planning with multiagency interests;
(6) ensure that groundwater quality monitoring and related data is provided and integrated
into the Minnesota land management information system according to published data
compatibility guidelines. Costs of integrating the data in accordance with data compatibility
standards must be borne by the agency generating the data;
(7) coordinate the development and evaluation of water information and education materials
and resources; and
(8) coordinate the dissemination of water information and education through existing
delivery systems.
    Subd. 2. Governor's representative. The Environmental Quality Board chair shall represent
the governor on interstate water resources organizations.
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1995 c 186 s 28]
History: 1990 c 391 art 2 s 3; 1994 c 557 s 13

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