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Environment and Natural Resources, Dept. of

 Record Group
Identifier: DENR

Scope and Contents

This record group contains records created and maintained by the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, Records include: correspondence, reports, mining permits, meeting minutes, financial records, lake studies and records from the Board of Minerals and Environment.

Dates

  • 1937 - 2013
  • Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Administrative History

The Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) was officially created in 1995 as part of a larger government reorganization order and took over all committees and responsibilities of the Department of Water and Natural Resources (DWNR). The same executive order also called for a number of changes to the Board of Minerals and Environment including complying with Federal Clean Air Act and additional requirements for members of the board, the Board falls under the jurisdiction of the DENR.

Extent

30.15 Cubic Feet

Related Materials

For earlier records see the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and the Department of Water and Natural Resources (DWNR).
Title
Guide to the Records of the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Status
In Process
Author
Sara Casper, Government Records Archivist and Hannah Marshall, Processing Archivist
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Preparation of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Edition statement
1st Edition

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

Contact:
900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
605-773-3804
605-773-6041 (Fax)