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MMUA Postpones Several Schools, Visits, Monitors Situation

In response to COVID-19 health directives issued by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Minnesota Department of Health and executive orders issued by Gov. Tim Walz, along with widespread public and membership concern, MMUA... Read more

MMUA Releases Recommended COVID-19 Protocol for Members

MMUA on Tuesday, March 17, released Recommended COVID-19 Protocol for Member Organizations. The document is designed to be used as a checklist to offer guidance so that all aspects of service are considered when planning for short duration,... Read more

SMMPA plans to be 80 percent carbon-free in 2030

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) Feb. 5 announced its plan to reshape its generation portfolio through the retirement of the Sherco 3 coal-fired power plant and replace it primarily with wind and solar generation. The plan... Read more

MnOPS Moving Forward With One-Call Law Changes

The Office of Pipeline Safety (MNOPS) is moving forward with proposed changes to Minnesota’s One-Call Law (Minnesota Statute 216D). In a media release, it said these proposed changes are in response to statewide issues and an increase in... Read more

Applications Accepted for MN Climate Change Council

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Monday, Dec. 2 issued an executive order stating that “climate change is an existential threat that impacts all Minnesotans,” and called for the creation of a Governor's Advisory Council on Climate Change.... Read more

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