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MPCA taking comments on feedlot regulations

ST. PAUL —  The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking comments on proposed amendments to state regulations on animal feedlots.

The proposed amendments include eliminating the need to hold a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit except as required by federal law, incorporating new statutory requirements such as new pasture definitions and 10-year terms for State Disposal System permits, clarifying administrative requirements for permits and removing obsolete language.

To review the proposed rule amendments and find out how to comment, visit

The public comment period ends Aug. 26.

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