The MPCA is looking for comments on its Wild Rice Rule, due September 4th, just over two weeks from now.


They make it kind of hard to find what to comment about, the link, rather than being front and center, is at the very bottom of the comment page. So here it is, easy peasy:

Framework for developing and evaluating site-specific sulfate standards for the protection of wild rice

Now think about it — this proposal is “site-specific” which focuses on where the pollution ends up, with no regard to the source. Makes no sense, unless your one of those sources, and a source asking for a way to circumvent the current rule.

Again, let the MPCA know what you think:


Thanks to the STrib for getting word out and LINKING!!! Here ’tis:

Two Minnesota iron mines want exemption from state pollution rule designed to protect wild rice

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