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  •  MPCA investigates vapor intrusion near contaminated sites

    MPCA investigates vapor intrusion near contaminated sites

    The MPCA’s Superfund Program has more than 600 active sites around the state. Part of the evaluation process looks at the potential for vapor intrusion — a form of environmental contamination we have only recently begun to understand.

  • Wild rice sulfate analysis

    MPCA shares wild rice sulfate preliminary analysis

    Several years in the making, this analysis begins to lay the scientific ground for a discussion of a wild rice sulfate standard. Scientific peer review, public policy discussion and deliberation in the coming months.

  • Visualize progress: MPCA's Dashboard 2014

    Visualize progress: MPCA's Dashboard

    Our agency uses a lot of data and metrics to help us gauge progress toward our goals. Here are a few key measurements that show how we're doing in environmental protection and customer service.

  • Safe Drinking Water Act turns 40

    Safe Drinking Water Act turns 40

    The next time you fill up a glass with water from your faucet, thank the federal Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 for ensuring the safety of our drinking water.

  • Investigating chemical vapors in Como neighborhood of Minneapolis

    TCE soil vapor in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis

    More than 200 residents in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis were alerted to an investigation of potentially harmful trichloroethylene (TCE) vapor that may be intruding into homes.

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