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Our comments on Minnesota's 2022 Impaired Waters List

On January 7, FMR was one of eight environmental organizations (led by the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy) that provided comments to the State of Minnesota on the state's 2022 Impaired Waters List on behalf of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership. We focused on three key pollutants: sulfate (in wild rice waters), "forever chemicals" and nitrate contamination. Here's our letter.  >>

January 10

Minnesota's Impaired Waters 101

Mississippi River flows below bridge.

The Twin Cities stretch of the Mississippi River fails to meet federal water quality standards.

A brief overview of the Clean Water Act and Minnesota's Impaired Waters. >>