News & Events


Message from the Council Chair: We’re acting on climate change now

The Met Council has long been committed to the sustainability of the region through our work in wastewater treatment and monitoring water quality, providing transit service, and funding the regional park system. But in recent years we have become increasingly focused on actions that will further reduce regional carbon emissions, help communities adapt to climate change impacts, and increase the region’s resiliency.
September 20, 2021

Goats employed to restore park landscapes

Goats are among a suite of management tools that regional park staff use to reduce the presence of undesirable plant species and they have one big advantage: people love them.

August 18, 2021

Met Council adopts 2022 wastewater rates

The total municipal wastewater charge will increase by 4%; increases to individual municipalities will vary based on their overall 2020 wastewater flow.

July 29, 2021