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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Environmental review of Cottage Grove Mississippi Dunes Development is available for public comment


Environmental review of Cottage Grove Mississippi Dunes Development is available for public comment


Comments will be accepted November 29 through December 29, 2021. 


The City of Cottage Grove invites the public to review and comment on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) regarding the proposed Mississippi Dunes development project. The Project, located adjacent to and north of the Mississippi River corridor, is a new neighborhood in Cottage Grove that is planned for a mix of single-family detached homes, senior living opportunities, and parks. An extensive network of open space and trails is planned and will provide public access to the river and the surrounding community. 

Copies of the EAW, which document the purpose and need for the project, along with the anticipated social, economic, and environmental impacts, are available for public comment beginning November 29, 2021 and can be accessed at the city’s website: 

Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) | Cottage Grove, MN (

Written comments will be accepted through December 29, 2021. Comments should be submitted in writing to Emily Schmitz at or mailed to 12800 Ravine Parkway South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016. For more information, please call the city at 651-458-2800. 

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