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Grant goes toward controlling feedlot runoff in area

From staff reports

A $300,000 grant will go to help control feedlot runoff into streams and rivers in southeastern Minnesota.

The Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board will hire technicians to assist feedlot owners and provide some funds for low-cost improvements. The money comes through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The grant is one of 24, totaling more than $6.8 million, the MPCA announced recently.

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