Lake Bronson Dam Rehabilitation

Project summary

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Trails proposes the Lake Bronson Dam Rehabilitation project. The project includes removal and replacement of the concrete spillway and the associated bridge. The project is located within areas of valuable natural and cultural resources, including a Works Progress Administration historic district.

Environmental Assessment Worksheet

The DNR, as the Responsible Governmental Unit (RGU) for environmental review of the Lake Bronson Dam Rehabilitation project, has prepared an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for public review and comment.


Public comment period

Public notice of the availability of this EAW for public comment is in the September 19, 2023, edition of the EQB Monitor. A 30-day public review and comment period will be open from September 19, 2023, until 4:30 p.m. October 19, 2023.

A hard copy of the EAW is available for public review at the Hallock Public Library, 163 3rd Street South, Minnesota 56728. Copies will also be available at the office at Lake Bronson State Park, 3793 230th St, Box 9, Lake Bronson, MN 56734. A hard copy may also be requested by calling 651-259-5122.

Comments must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. October 19, 2023.

  • Mailed comments should be sent to the attention of Becky Horton, EAW project manager, Environmental Policy and Review Unit, Ecological and Water Resources Division, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 500 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155.
  • E-mail comments should be sent to [email protected] with “Lake Bronson Dam Rehabilitation” in the subject line.

Anyone providing a mailing address or submitting comments via email will receive a copy of the decision document, which includes responses to comments. Because all comments and related information are part of the public record for this environmental review, commenters’ names and email or postal addresses will be published and publicly available as they appear in the materials they submit.

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