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 . . .
If your city plans to build or upgrade a wastewater facility, drinking water system, sewers or related infrastructure in 2020 and is seeking assistance from the Clean Water Revolving Fund or Drinking Water Revolving Fund, applications are due on Monday, March 30 to the Public Facilities Authority (PFA). Because of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .