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MPCA is seeking early comments on its new sulfate rule

This is your chance to weigh in on the latest effort to protect wild rice which uses a complex equation to individualize standards to specific sites and includes multiple factors.

While the WICOLA newsletter has followed the process you may wish to read the specifics. A summary of the draft of the new standard and a proposed list of wild-rice lakes can be found at the MPCA website. www.pca.state.mn.us/ktqh1083

·         Scroll down a bit and find the display with tabs along the top margin.

·         The “Background” tab brings you to a link to the study summary.

·         The “Rule Making” tab will take you to “Request for Comments” There is a plain English version.

Although the rule making will not be completed until 2018 this is an early stage opportunity for public input. Comments must be submitted by 4:30 PM on Dec. 18, 2015.

You can submit directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Both of the above tabs include a sidebar enabling you to sign up to receive information on future developments and opportunities to comment.

Questions? Contact Carol Nankivel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 651-757-2597). Or write her at MPCA IRMAD, 520 Lafayette Rd. St. Paul, MN 55155.

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