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The latest on buffers and state water quality

Tap these online links to stay current on these discussions,

February 9, 2016

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There’s a plethora of meetings, proposals, regulations and opinions about the state’s new buffer bill and where the state stands with its water quality.

Here are some links to help you stay on top of discussions and to provide you with background information:

“Governor halts DNR buffer mapping.” Farm groups, lawmakers have raised concerns since last summer about possible agency overreach.

“Weigh in on water.” Take the governor’s online survey and make your voice heard about Minnesota water quality.

Info on upcoming nitrogen conference in Rochester. 2nd Annual Nitrogen: Minnesota's Grand Challenge & Compelling Opportunity Conference


Department of Natural Resources buffer mapping project: Buffer Mapping Project

Board of Soil and Water Resources info on buffers: 2015 Buffer Legislation

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s role in water quality protection.

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