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Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Kirk Schnitker: Minnesota agencies – MDH, MPCA, MDA – are failing citizens

On Nov. 3, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a letter to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) stating in no uncertain terms that the state of Minnesota is failing to take steps to protect an estimated 9,218 residents who “were or still are at risk of consuming water at or above the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for nitrate…” (Stock photo)

During the past year, the Minnesota DNR has gotten clobbered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to follow federal law in managing certain forest properties for wildlife and for not properly documenting their management.
Some $20 million were held back from the state for its failures, though they now have been released.

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