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Dell Rapids Receives Exceptional Project Award for Wastewater Treatment Improvements
Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announce that the Dell Rapids Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements project was selected as a 2019 Performance and Innovation in the State Revolving Fund Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) Exceptional Project by the Environmental Protection Agency for Region 8.

Rapid City Receives Exceptional Project Award for Water Expansion
Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announce that the East Rapid City Water System Expansion project has been selected as a 2019 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund AQUARIUS Exceptional Project by the Environmental Protection Agency for Region 8.


DENR Fines Smithfield Foods, Inc. for Surface Water Violations
The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has fined Smithfield Foods, Inc. (Smithfield) $46,260 for Surface Water Discharge Permit violations at their facility in Sioux Falls.


Gov. Noem Announces Nearly $47 Million for Statewide Environmental Projects
Gov. Kristi Noem says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved nearly $47 million for water, wastewater, watershed and solid waste projects.