Comments Sought on $8.2 Million Proposed Settlement for Restoration in Minnesota

As part of the proposed restoration non-native cattail, seen here, will be removed and replaced with native emergent wetland species such as the culturally important wild rice.
As part of the proposed restoration non-native cattail, seen here, will be removed and replaced with native emergent wetland species such as the culturally important wild rice.

Comments Sought on $8.2 Million Proposed Settlement for Restoration in Minnesota

June 30, 2017

NOAA and its co-trustees are seeking public review and comments on a proposed settlement of $8.2 million to restore injured natural resources relating to the St. Louis River / Interlake / Duluth Tar (SLRIDT) Superfund site. Four main restoration projects are proposed which restore habitat, improve water quality, increase recreational access, and provide cultural education opportunities.

Comments can be made by emailing environmentalrev.dnr@state.mn.us with “SLRIDT RP/EA” in the subject line.

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