Just as frost can cause problems with underground pipes in cities, it can also impact pipes and other parts of septic systems that are used to treat and disperse sewage.
For years, doctors have told people to stick to a low-salt diet. According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), our waters should follow the same advice.
As a result of complaints about wastewater treatment pond odors in the city of Perham, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) conducted an investigation and is requiring the city of Perham to work with local industries to reduce the potential for future odor problems.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced the draft 2014 Impaired Waters List, which will be open for public comment in January 2014.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is releasing a waste composition report today, which highlights trends of recycling in Minnesota.
Open house public meetings have been scheduled around the state to review and comment on a proposed statewide strategy for reducing nutrients – phosphorus and nitrogen – that escape into surface and groundwater.
St. Paul, Minn. – The Dem-Con Recovery & Recycling Facility has filed a request with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to increase the amount of municipal solid waste that it is permitted to accept at its Scott county facility.
The discovery of more than a dozen hazardous waste rule violations at a Duluth hospital has led to two energy-saving projects that will help reduce air pollutant emissions and lighting costs, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced today.
Twenty years ago, concerned homeowners on the White Iron Chain of Lakes area near Ely made a ground-breaking decision: They committed to protecting their lakes so the gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness would remain clear and clean forever.
In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 63 enforcement cases in 39 counties throughout Minnesota during the third quarter of 2013.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking feedback on a draft water quality improvement report for three streams and four lakes within the Sunrise River watershed.
Five years ago this week, Minnesota voters passed a constitutional amendment that increased the state’s sales tax by three-eighths of one percent to fund projects related to clean water, natural resources, and arts and culture.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has posted a request for proposals (RFP) to help private and public owners of older diesel engines add new emission controls, idle-reduction devices or replace engines, vehicles or equipment.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has released a water quality monitoring and assessment report for the Mississippi River-Twin Cities Watershed that shows poor water quality throughout much of the watershed.
For years, Minnesotans have been working together through business, citizen and government organizations to reduce water pollution resulting from excessive amounts of nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen.
A number of blighted properties across Duluth may be getting a makeover, thanks to demolition and site-restoration services required by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) as part of a related enforcement action.
Representatives of the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient (Hypoxia) Task Force, which consists of five federal agencies, 12 states, and the tribes within the Mississippi/Atchafalaya River Basin, will meet in Minneapolis to discuss many issues facing the Gulf of Mexico.
A chemical processing plant that uses another company’s waste to create a wide variety of products ran afoul of its state air quality permit limits, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) reported recently.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has penalized the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for stormwater violations that resulted in erosion and sediment-laden stormwater entering the Rum River.
Hundreds of people interested in electric vehicles are expected at the Minnesota State Capitol mall from 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 28 for the Twin Cities National Plug In Day event.