EPA designates more Minnesota wild rice waters “impaired”

 

In its latest review of Minnesota’s polluted waters (March 2021), the Environmental Protection Agency  dictated that numerous sulfate-tainted lakes, rivers, and streams be added to the state’s “Impaired Waters” list. These waters do not meet the state’s own stringent sulfate limit for wild ricing areas. See the full map and read more online at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s website.