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Agriculture & Natural Resources

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523 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
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South Dakota DENR

Submitting Effective Public Comments

Public participation is an important component of the rule-making and permitting process and DENR wants to hear from you. Unfortunately, the public comments we receive are often too broad to be considered in the decision-making process. The following information is provided to assist the general public and other stakeholders in preparing and submitting effective public comments.

Steps to Take Before Submitting a Comment

Keys to Effective Public Comments

Common Public Comment Mistakes / Misunderstandings

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