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Dayton Signs HF 1 to Streamline Permitting Process

March 03, 2011

St. Paul, MN -- Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed House File 1/Senate File 42 into law.  The bill streamlines the state's permitting process, putting into law the tenants of his Executive Order to ensure the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Pollution Control Agency (PCA) are "moving at the speed of commerce" by accelerating and simplifying their environmental review and permitting processes.   

Upon signing the legislation, Governor Dayton sent the attached letter to the bill's authors. [PDF]