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City awarded climate change grant

The city of Cloquet is getting some help with being proactive about climate change.

On Monday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced a $106,000 grant to the city to better understand how to prepare the infrastructure for extreme weather caused by climate change.

Cloquet will use the funds to update and expand their comprehensive stormwater master plan, which will include identifying infrastructure inadequacies, specific projects to address localized flooding, and funding needed for implementation. The city is matching the MPCA’s investment with a $26,000 contribution.

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