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EPA Announces Comment Period for Injection Well Permit Changes in Wright County, Minn.

Release Date: 01/26/2012
Contact Information: Peter Cassell, 312-886-6234,

For Immediate Release (No. 12-OPA006)
CHICAGO (Jan. 26, 2012) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of a public comment period on a request from the Joint Powers Water Board to make changes to its current permit for injecting treated drinking water into the Mount Simon-Hinkley aquifer. EPA will accept written comments until Feb. 21.

Comments should be addressed to William Bates, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (WU-16J), 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590 or For questions and additional information, contact William Bates at 312-886-6110 or call EPA's toll-free line at 800-621-8431, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays.

Draft documents and more information about public comment procedures are available on EPA’s website at

Official records are also available at the Great River Regional Library, St. Michael Branch, 11800 Town Center Drive, N.E, St. Michael.