The Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) is a municipal joint powers organization dedicated to the research, study and analysis of water quality issues important to Minnesota communities.

Update on permit compliance and enforcement

by MESERB Communications • March 30, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19, local goverments may face difficulty complying with different aspects of their wastewater permit requirements. Both the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued statements and policies to assist [...] Read more

Update on Governor’s ‘stay-at-home’ order, other regulatory materials

by MESERB Communications • March 27, 2020

This week, Governor Walz issued Executive Order 20-20, which is a “stay-at-home” order for everyone not subject to one of the “essential” exceptions (water and wastewater professionals full into the “essential” category). The order will be in effect from [...] Read more

How the Clean Water Council will consider Clean Water Fund proposals during 2020

by MESERB Communications • March 23, 2020

The Clean Water Council, by statute, makes recommendations on the use of the Clean Water Fund by Dec. 1 each even-numbered year. In recent years, the Council has submitted funding recommendations through the Governor’s budget process so that the Governor’s [...] Read more