Minnesota's Legacy

Engineered Biofilter for Sulfate and Metal Removal from Mine Waters

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$440,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Lake
St. Louis
Aitkin
Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Lake
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 04p
Appropriation Language

$440,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to develop an efficient, low-cost, biomass-derived adsorbent material for use in bioactive filters able to remove sulfate and metals from mining-impacted waters. This appropriation is subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.10. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$440,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Sebastian
Last Name
Behrens
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
500 Pillsbury Dr SE
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55455
Phone
(651) 756-9359
Email
sbehrens@umn.edu