Minnesota's Legacy

Biological Consequences of Septic Pollution in Minnesota Lakes

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$364,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
St. Cloud State University
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 04c
Appropriation Language

$364,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system for St. Cloud State University to assess the presence of possible sources of contaminants of emerging concern in Minnesota lakes in order to determine their effects on fish health, understand the potential contribution from septic systems, and inform options for remediation and prevention to protect Minnesota lakes from these contaminants in the future. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2018, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$364,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Heiko
Last Name
Schoenfuss
Organization Name
St. Cloud State University
Street Address
720 Fourth Ave S WSB-273
City
St. Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56301
Phone
(320) 308-3130
Email
hschoenfuss@stcloudstate.edu