Great news: Governor vetoes wild rice bill!
Gov. Mark Dayton has fulfilled his promise to veto the wild rice bill (HF 3280)!
The bill would have abolished a longstanding state water quality sulfites standard and violated the federal Clean Water Act, inevitably inviting litigation and turmoil into an already challenging situation.
"I urge legislators to forge a responsible solution which respects the federal law, provides needed regulatory certainty, and protects our priceless wild rice and water resources,” said the governor.
We applaud our governor for standing up for Minnesota's waters!
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