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  • Minnesota and Canada sign lake friendly accord

    Minnesota and Canada sign lake friendly accord

    Minnesota's Red River flows north to Manitoba's Lake Winnipeg. This agreement aims to reduce polluting nutrients entering the river.

  • Climate and energy at the Bemidji Headwaters Science Center

    Climate and energy at the Bemidji Headwaters Science Center

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Department of Commerce are highlighting climate change and energy conservation with interactive exhibits.

  • 5 tips to save on your energy bills this year

    5 tips to save on your energy bills this year

    The typical Minnesota homeowner could reduce energy use by up to 40% through a combination of conservation and efficiency measures.

  • Plastic microbeads in our waters

    Plastic microbeads in our waters

    Ever noticed the tiny little beads in some hand soaps, toothpaste and other personal care products? Those are plastic, and they are getting into our water.

  • Cleaning up the past

    Cleaning up the past

    20 years ago, the state passed a landmark law. The Landfill Cleanup Act of 1994 recognized that leaking landfills were a societal problem and the state assumed responsibility for them

  • Recycling to be required in commercial buildings

    Recycling to be required in commercial buildings

    In 2014, the Minnesota Legislature expanded recycling requirements to commercial buildings.

  • 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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