In a file photo, Joe Hoagland, left, pushes a canoe through a wild rice bed in White Earth, Minn., with Chris Salazar, 14. (Jim Mone/Associated Press)
Lakes and rivers that cannot sustain wild rice beds due to pollution will be added to a list compiled by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
The Clean Water Act requires states to list impaired waters and clean them up, but until a recent request from a citizen’s group, the state did not list impaired wild rice waters.
via MPR News.