MPCA Remediation Division email updates

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Subscribers will receive important news (regulatory updates, program information, technical guidance, and notice of significant website changes) for these MPCA programs: Petroleum Remediation (PRP), Petroleum Brownfields (PBP), Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup (VIC), and Superfund (SF). It is geared toward consultants, responsible parties, developers, financial institutions and other organizations with an interest in PRP, PBP, VIC, and SF issues.

Questions/comments: Contact Chris McLain (PRP/PBP) at 651-757-2562 or Shanna Schmitt (VIC) at 651-757-2697.

  • Grants are available from the State of Minnesota and U.S. EPA to help community groups, local development agencies, etc. pay for environmental investigation and cleanup of abandoned or under-used properties
  • August 25 workshop on preparing grant proposals for clean up and redevelopment of abandoned properties (9 a.m. CDT)
Published: August 07, 2020
For the upcoming Fall Cleanup Grant cycle, it is highly recommended that requests for Response Action Plan (RAP) approvals (along with all supporting documents) be submitted to the MPCA no later than September 1 to provide sufficient time for review and approval to meet the grant application deadline (Nov. 2, 2020)
Published: July 31, 2020
  • Updates to BMPs for vapor investigation and mitigation 
  • New resource for parking facilities and vapor intrusion mitigation
Published: April 07, 2020
  • Encouraging electronic submittal and e-Services
  • Recommendations for postal mail
Published: April 07, 2020
  • Postponement of work; Regulatory flexibility requests; File reviews and data requests
Published: April 01, 2020

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