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Dayton orders agencies to speed up permits

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton ordered two state agencies yesterday to issue permits quicker.

Under his order, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources must try to issue permits with 150 days, down from the current informal 180-day guideline.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.