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Chippewa, Kandiyohi and Renville counties will work together under a joint powers agreement, pending final approval by all three counties, as the Central Minnesota River Watershed Partnership on water quality in the watersheds in their boundaries that drain to the Minnesota River.
The court will consider what test courts should use to determine what constitutes "waters of the United States" under the landmark 1972 Clean Water Act, the answer to which determines whether the property is subject to oversight.
OLIVIA -- Draft reports that address pollution issues in the Hawk Creek Watershed are now available for review on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's website. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is accepting public comments on the reports...
WORTHINGTON -- Heron Lake Watershed District Administrator Jan Voit said the work her staff does within the watershed district is on a willing landowner basis.

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WILLMAR -- A day-long workshop on "Agricultural Drainage: The Future of Water Quality" will be March 9 at the Best Western in Willmar.Registration opens at 8 a.m. Morning workshop sessions begin at 8:30 a.m., featuring presentations on practical ...
ELY -- U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on Tuesday said she will introduce legislation this week to prevent copper-mine runoff from damaging the northern Minnesota watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and on into Voyageurs ...
ELY -- U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on Tuesday said she will introduce legislation this week to prevent copper-mine runoff from damaging the northern Minnesota watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and on into Voyageurs ...
ELY -- U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on Tuesday said she will introduce legislation this week to prevent copper-mine runoff from damaging the northern Minnesota watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and on into Voyageurs ...
Willmar City Council to meet MondayWILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will receive a presentation on parliamentary procedures from Scott Thaden during a work session at 6 p.m. Monday in the chambers of the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litch...
GRANITE FALLS -- More than two decades of work to clean up the Minnesota River has brought together a diverse partnership of stakeholders in the state's namesake watershed, and produced something once unimaginable.

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BROOTEN -- The North Fork Crow River Watershed District will host an agricultural presentation "The View from the Tractor Seat" at 11 a.m. Thursday at the VFW in Belgrade.
SPICER -- The Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District (MFCRWD) will be hosting a rain garden workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Spicer.
RAYMOND -- Olson Lake is a 124-acre, shallow water lake that was once a waterfowl hunter's Mecca and could be soon again. It's part of a 450-acre Waterfowl Production Area, and the protected grassland on the property are as popular with pheasant ...

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