Health Risk Limits Rules - 2016/2018 Amendments - Tentative Schedule: Health Risk Limit Rules for Water - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater
2016/2018 Amendments - Schedule

An outline of the 2016/2018 rule amendment process timeline is available below. The schedule is subject to change.

Preliminary work, general comment request

  • Time frame: Spring and Summer 2016
  • Notes: The public and stakeholders were notified about possible HRL amendments under consideration. Sign up for notices by clicking on the "Get Email Updates" button to the right above.

Request for Comments

Public Meeting

  • Held on: September 15, 2016
  • Notes: A public meeting was held about the proposed Health Risk Limits (HRL) Rules Amendments. Additional details are available at Public Input: How to Comment.

Reviews by the Governor's Office and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

  • Completed: November 2017 and December 2017
  • Notes: Both the Governor's Office and the Office of Administrative Hearings reviewed the proposed rules and SONAR.

Statement of Need and Reasonableness (SONAR) and Proposed Amendments available

  • Available: January 22, 2018
  • Notes: Two documents, the SONAR and Proposed Rules Amendments, are now available on this website.

Dual Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules

Public Hearing

  • Held on: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Notes:An additional comment period will be open until April 9, 2018. To comment, visit the Office of Administrative Hearings eComments website. Following the comment period, a rebuttal period will be open until April 16th. For more information, contact Nancy Rice at 651-201-4923 or

Office of Administrative Hearing Review

  • Anticipated time range: April or May, 2018
  • Notes: An Administrative Law Judge will review the proposed rules and other rule documents. If more than 25 persons submit a written request for a public hearing to the agency by the deadline, a hearing will be held.

Adoption of Rules

  • Anticipated time range: Summer 2018
  • Notes: If the proposed rule amendments are approved, the final steps to adopt the amendments will be completed. A Notice of Adoption will be published in the Minnesota State Register.
Updated Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 07:09AM