Section 1-40-25 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Promulgates rules and issues permits in the following areas: Air quality, solid waste, hazardous waste, mining, and oil and gas exploration and production activities.
Administered under Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Board retains quasi-judicial,
quasi-legislative functions in the environmental areas noted above
Nine members appointed by the Governor. Not all from the same political party. (Requirements of the
Clean Air Act are that a majority of the members do not represent a business or industry which is
regulated by the board.)
Term of Appointment: