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The violation was detected by an air monitoring station near the Lowry Avenue bridge on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
The MPCA will be accepting comments on the report through Dec. 26.
The MPCA is accepting comments on the Crow Wing River report until Dec. 11.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has penalized the Tiller Corporation, which operates a processing and shipment center for silica sand in North Branch, Minn. for multiple violations of the facility’s air quality permit.

As a result of an investigation by the MPCA, a Perham snack producer, Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods, is more effectively treating its wastewater before sending it to the city wastewater treatment facility.

In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 65 enforcement cases in 37 counties throughout Minnesota during the third quarter of 2014.  Penalties from all 65 cases totaled $281,960.

Jason Miller of Minneapolis has paid a fine and taken corrective actions as a result of construction stormwater violations at The Bluffs of Candy Cove, a two-acre residential development near Prior Lake, Minn.

On Nov. 18, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) staff will provide information and take comments about Northshore Mining’s draft air permit proposal to modify two boilers and greatly reduce the facility’s permitted nitrogen oxide emissions.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has released a draft of the wastewater permit for the Western Lake Sanitary Sewer District. 

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board will consider the adequacy of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposal to construct a new disposal area at the Advanced Disposal Rolling Hills landfill in Wright County. 

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites the public to review and comment on an environmental review document for a combined heat and power facility at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. Comments are being accepted through November 26.

A new report by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and local groups in the Sunrise River watershed recommends action to restore several water bodies in the watershed and protect those in good health.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will host two meetings on Oct. 23 to share information about a water quality study and plans for reducing phosphorous levels in St. Clair Lake.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites the public to review and comment on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for wastewater infrastructure improvements at a Metropolitan Council site in Eagan. 

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking comments on a watershed restoration and protection report and a water quality report for the Mississippi River-St. Cloud Watershed.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking comments on a watershed restoration and protection report for the North Fork Crow River Watershed.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has penalized Jordan Transformer, which repairs and refurbishes industrial electrical transformers in Jordan, Minn. for operating without a required air quality permit that regulates emissions of air pollutants.  

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites the public to an informational meeting Oct. 9, 2014 on the draft state wastewater discharge permit for a proposal by the Jordan Sands Company to mine silica sand at an existing quarry near Mankato.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared Sept. 22-28 SepticSmart week. According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), now is a good time for families to make sure their septic systems are ready for winter.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking feedback on a draft water quality improvement report for seven lakes in the Rice Creek watershed. Public comments will be accepted through October 21, 2014.

A newly-re-issued industrial stormwater permit may affect municipally-owned industrial facilities that need to apply or re-apply for permit coverage on or before October 5, 2014.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is inviting public comment on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed addition of an above-ground storage tank at Heartland Corn Products. The 30-day comment period will end Oct. 15, 2014.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has announced a new rule that will protect public health by reducing mercury emissions from taconite processing.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is inviting public comment on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the City of Elk River’s wastewater treatment expansion and improvements. The 30-day comment period will end Oct. 1, 2014.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has fined St. Paul Park Refining Co. for failing to properly treat, store and dispose of benzene-containing wastewater at its refinery in St. Paul Park.

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