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Posted on: September 9, 2022


Feedlot Operators:

Many NPDES general permit holders need to renew coverage

Now is the time to reapply for coverage!

As of August 30, the MPCA has received permit applications from roughly 25% of farms still operating under the NPDES general permit that expired January 31, 2021. If you have not reapplied, you need to apply ASAP to avoid non-compliance and potential enforcement actions from the MPCA.

To submit an application, you will need to use the online permit application service available at:


MPCA demo of online permit application service

The MPCA will be hosting virtual demonstrations of the online permit application service and will also be available to answer your questions about using the service.

Virtual demonstrations will take place on the following dates. (Note: links will take you directly to the virtual meetings)

More information is posted at:

Valerie Sheedy, P.G. 

Assistant Public Works Director 

Mower County, MN

1105 8th Ave NE | Austin, MN 55912 

Direct: 507-434-2639 

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