Minnesota's New Stormwater General Permit

The regulation of stormwater is divided into three separate programs: the Construction program, the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (“MS4”) program, and the Industrial program.

MPCA to publish final Stormwater General Permit for Comment

MPCA indicated that efforts were under-way to send the public notice for the draft permit to the State Register on June 17, 2009, a step that begins the public comment period. Furthermore, the MPCA indicated that a revised DRAFT permit would be sent to the workgroup by today (two days prior), for workgroup review.