BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has announced plans to convene a statewide water quality summit in February.
Dayton announced the summit Saturday at annual meetings of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota Farmers Union.READ MORE: Severe Storms Hit Wisconsin Causing Widespread, 'Unbelievable' Damage
The governor’s office says the summit is designed to focus attention on challenges facing Minnesota’s water supplies — in both rural and urban areas of the state — and how to meet those challenges.READ MORE: North Mpls. Peace Garden Dedicated To Terrell Mayes Jr. And Other Children Killed By Gun Violence
In a statement, Dayton cited his father Bruce Dayton’s belief that “stewardship is a profound responsibility of each of us.”
The summit will include water quality experts, farmers, legislators, regulators, the business community, members of the public, local leaders and others.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz Announces Sunisa Lee Day After Gold Medal Win
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