The Minnesota State Fair is more than just food on a stick. The Eco Experience tells the story behind the best locally grown and produced food at the Healthy Local Foods exhibit, presented by Renewing the Countryside.
Have your first stop at the fair this year be Eco Experience and its beautiful front yard. Discover how the exhibits that adorn the building can put a little green in your life.
Storms and flooding show us just how much weather can affect our daily lives, especially right here in Minnesota. Foreseeing what winter might bring, or predicting how climate might change in the future is extremely important because it can help us prepare for changes and improve our communities’ resilience.
There are hundreds of ideas at Eco Experience to take home. Learn tips and tricks for all things home improvement, whether it’s indoors or in the yard. Make sure to make Eco Experience a stop on your state fair adventure and explore the future in green building.
Citizen Scientists are volunteer data collectors. In collaboration with professional scientists, they observe and record information about the natural world like weather, wildlife, plants and so much more.
The Minnesota State Fair’s history in agriculture, arts, innovation, and youth projects is kept alive in this environmentally themed building. Read on to find out what’s new in the building this year!
The report, “Life and Breath: How Air Pollution in the Twin Cities Affects Public Health” is being jointly released today the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The report analyzed MPCA air quality data and health data from the MDH to estimate the effects of air pollution on health outcomes for people living in the seven-county metro area.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites comments through August 5 on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed expansion of an ash landfill in Mankato.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency penalized Saint Louis County and its contractor, Hammerlund Construction of Grand Rapids, for construction stormwater violations at a two-mile-long road construction site in Duluth.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency invites comments on an environmental worksheet for a proposed power station in Owatonna.
On three occasions between May 2013 and April 2014, failures in the pipeline and a breach in the tailings basin perimeter dike caused the release of about 8,500 cubic yards of tailings slurry and aggregate from a washed-out dike road into 15.3 acres of adjacent wetlands and the pipeline ditch.