Bowing to pressure from agribusiness groups and select lawmakers, Gov. Mark Dayton made statewide news with a surprise announcement in late-January: a major portion of the 2015 buffer bill is being rolled back. As a result, hundreds of miles of private ditches will be exempt from buffer requirements and will continue to carry polluted farm runoff into Minnesota's waters.Read more
Celebrate 30 years of FMR!
For our 30th anniversary, our wish is for you to join us in restoring, protecting and enhancing the Mississippi River.