Energy & Environment

Home/CGMC Programs/Energy & Environment
30 Mar ‘20

Update: Wastewater permit compliance and enforcement

2020-03-30T16:03:06-05:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Energy & Environment, News|

With the rise of COVID-19, cities 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 permittees with compliance. Both agencies have also stated that they will . . .

12 Mar ‘20

GCMC Legislative Action Day brings together city officials, legislators

2020-03-13T15:30:15-05:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Events, Legislative Action Day, News and Events|

Another successful Legislative Action Day is in the books! On Wednesday, more than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota traveled to St. Paul for our annual “day at the Capitol” lobbying event. Thank you to everyone who joined us!   The day kicked off with a welcome from CGMC . . .

20 Feb ‘20

NEWS RELEASE: Cities lead fight against PFAS

2020-02-20T15:48:44-06:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release                                                                             Contact: Julie Liew, 651-259-1917          ST. PAUL—As municipal water treatment facilities continue to serve on the front lines in the fight against water pollution, two organizations that represent local governments are calling on the Minnesota Legislature to support an initiative to help cities combat contaminants known as . . .

6 Feb ‘20

CGMC to Legislature: Seize this opportunity to invest in Greater Minnesota

2020-02-06T12:44:25-06:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, State Budget|

For Immediate Release  February 6, 2020                                                                                     Contact: Julie Liew PDF version With state on solid economic footing, group says lawmakers must set aside partisan squabbles and focus on passing bonding bill, making other key investments ST.PAUL—With the state sitting on a $1.3 billion budget surplus and a AAA bond . . .

16 Jan ‘20

Governor Walz releases 2020 bonding proposal

2020-01-23T15:18:06-06:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Jobs, News, News and Events, Transportation|

Phase one of the 2020 bonding bill process concluded this week when Gov. Walz completed the release of his proposed bonding projects. There is a lot in the Governor's proposal for Greater Minnesota to be excited about. First, it’s the largest bonding proposal we have seen from a governor. At . . .

Load More Posts