News Releases: March 2020

MPCA extends Line 3 comment period, hosts three telephone town halls Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The MPCA is extending the public comment period for the Enbridge Line 3 project to Friday, April 10. The extended comment period will still allow the MPCA to review and respond to all public comments and meet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s current August 15 deadline.

Public meetings on feedlot permit changes to be online March 31, April 2 Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Upcoming informational meetings to discuss revisions to the general operating permit for large feedlots will be online only.

Feedlot permit changes would benefit water quality in Minnesota Monday, March 9, 2020

Under proposed changes to operating permits for large livestock farms in Minnesota, waters will be more protected from nitrogen leaching and runoff from land application of manure, while feedlot owners will benefit from improved forms and online services.

MPCA selects contamination remedy for Munger Landing site in the St. Louis River estuary Friday, March 6, 2020

The MPCA has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern, a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor.

MPCA's draft permit, certification comment period for Enbridge Line 3 starts today Monday, March 2, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s (MPCA) comment period for the draft 401 water quality certification, draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System/State Disposal System wastewater permit, and draft capped air emission permit application for Enbridge’s Line 3 project started today.