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Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/index.html Contact Information

The BWSR mission is to improve and protect Minnesota's water and soil resources by working in partnership with local organizations and private landowners. Core functions include implementing the state's soil and water conservation policy, comprehensive local water management, and the Wetland Conservation Act as it relates to the 41.7 million acres of private land in Minnesota

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Minnesota Department of Commerce https://mn.gov/commerce/ Contact Information

The mission of the Minnesota Department of Commerce is to protect the public interest, advocate for Minnesota consumers, ensure a strong, competitive and fair marketplace, strengthen the state’s economic future; and serve as a trusted public resource for consumers and businesses.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ Contact Information

The mission of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state's natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.

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Minnesota Environmental Quality Board https://www.eqb.state.mn.us/ Contact Information

The Environmental Quality Board is made up of 9 agency heads and 8 citizen members.  In addition to other duties, they provide leadership and coordination across agencies on priority environmental issues that are multi-jurisdictional, and multi-dimensional, as well as provide for opportunities for public access and engagement.

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Minnesota Geological Survey https://www.mngs.umn.edu/ Contact Information

The MGS serves the people of Minnesota by providing systematic geoscience information to support stewardship of water, land, and mineral resources.

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Minnesota Geospatial Information Office http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/ Contact Information

The Geospatial Commons is a one-stop catalog for Minnesota featuring open data which can be added to maps and research projects. Easily searched or browsed by contributing organization or theme, the Commons is steadily adding new resources.

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency https://www.pca.state.mn.us/ Contact Information

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations. The agency finds and cleans up spills or leaks that can affect public health and the environment. Staff develop statewide policy, and support environmental education.

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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of present and future generations of Mississippians by conserving and improving our environment and fostering wise economic growth through focused research and responsible regulation.

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Mississippi Office of Geology https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/geology/ Contact Information

The Office of Geology is the component of the Department of Environmental Quality responsible for research into the surface and subsurface geology, paleontology, and mineral resources of Mississippi; regulating the permitting of mines and the reclamation of surface-mined land; and administering the Mississippi Digital Earth Model (MDEM).

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Mississippi Soil & Water Conservation Commission http://www.mswcc.ms.gov/SitePages/Home.aspx Contact Information

The MSWCC guides, promotes and demonstrates the conservation, development, protection and proper utilization of the soil, water and related resources of the State. 

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