MPCA seeks input on stormwater climate resiliency

by MESERB Communications • December 27, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is considering development of a climate resiliency program focusing on specific infrastructure challenges related to climate change. To gather background information concerning the types of projects and practices which organizations view as necessary to [...] Read more

Apply to serve on one of the Governor’s advisory councils

by MESERB Communications • December 10, 2019

The Governor’s Advisory Council to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change are both currently accepting applications for membership. The councils are seeking a wide range of applicants, and we encourage our members [...] Read more

MPCA webinar will provide information on new draft permit requirements

by MESERB Communications • December 3, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will hold an interactive webinar via WebEx on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The agency will provide a presentation about the new draft permit requirements starting at 9 a.m. and [...] Read more

EPA seeks comments on water quality trading guidance

by MESERB Communications • November 22, 2019

We were recently made aware that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments on its updated Water Quality Trading Guidance. Specifically, EPA is looking for comments on its proposal to expand the implementation of water quality trading and [...] Read more

Regulatory Alert – 2020 Impaired Waters List

by MESERB Communications • November 19, 2019

Last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released the 2020 Impaired Waters list. This is an important regulatory event that could have a significant impact on your wastewater treatment facility. A water body is considered “impaired” if it fails [...] Read more

This week! Join us for MESERB’s fall meeting Nov. 6

by MESERB Communications • November 4, 2019

Our annual Fall Meeting is coming up this Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Little Falls. It will be held from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce, located at 200 First St. NW. This is an important meeting [...] Read more

Governor seeks diverse voices for MPCA advisory committee

by MESERB Communications • October 21, 2019

Several years ago, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizen’s Board was eliminated. In response, then-Governor Dayton created the “Governor’s Committee to Advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.” This committee is comprised of the MPCA commissioner and eight members of [...] Read more

Learn more about MPCA’s proposed fee increase

by MESERB Communications • October 8, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has announced it will kick off a rulemaking process this fall to amend the existing water fees. As part of this work the agency will consider the fees for municipal and industrial wastewater permits, [...] Read more