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EPA sends letter to MPCA directing MPCA to implement the wild-rice sulfate standards via NPDES permits and TMDLs

by MESERB Communications • June 17, 2022

Click here to see the letter from the EPA to the MPCA regarding wild-rice sulfate standards.

If you receive notice from MPCA of the agency’s intent to include a sulfate limit in your permit please contact MESERB for a permit [...] Read more

Help the MPCA set its five-year priorities

by MESERB Communications • February 11, 2022

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is inviting stakeholders to take a survey to rate how MPCA is doing in its work and to share your opinions on environmental priorities. The results of this survey will play an important role [...] Read more

MDH to hold health risk assessment meeting Feb. 2

by MESERB Communications • January 28, 2022

The Health Risk Assessment Unit of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will hold a virtual public meeting on the Health Risk LimitsRules amendments from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

The meeting will provide a general [...] Read more

Submit your comments on MPCA’s PFAS monitoring plan

by MESERB Communications • January 11, 2022

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is currently seeking comment on its draft PFAS Monitoring Plan (additional information is also available on MPCA’s PFAS Monitoring Plan webpage).

MPCA has an online form where they are asking for feedback on [...] Read more

Attend a Smart Salting Training this winter

by MESERB Communications • December 29, 2021

This winter, up your winter maintenance game! Attend a Smart Salting Training and earn a certification by learning how to maintain safety while reducing infrastructure damage, saving money and minimizing impact to the environment by reducing salt use. If you [...] Read more

Reminder: Annual biosolids report due to MPCA and EPA

by MESERB Communications • December 20, 2021

Facilities that fall into the following categories need to submit an annual biosolids report to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) by Dec. 31, 2021, and an annual report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by Feb. 19, 2022. [...] Read more

MPCA to host public meetings on impaired waters list

by MESERB Communications • December 8, 2021

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will host a series of public information meetings this month on the 2022 draft impaired waters list. In addition to attending the meetings, we encourage MESERB members to review the list and contact your [...] Read more

Draft PFAS Monitoring Plan stakeholder meeting to be held Dec. 9

by MESERB Communications • December 1, 2021

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently released dates for public stakeholder meetings regarding the Draft PFAS Monitoring Plan. MPCA released the Draft PFAS Monitoring Program in November, and is seeking comments through Dec. 20. MESERB has requested an extension for [...] Read more