Comment period extended on draft studies that recommend Bois de Sioux River Watershed water quality improvements, protection

The studies found that Bois de Sioux River Watershed water pollution is linked to land alterations designed to promote soil drainage, such as stream channelization and ditching.

Minnesota joins coalition of 17 states to defend national clean car rules

The lawsuit claims the EPA acted arbitrarily and capriciously, failed to follow its own Clean Car regulations, and violated the Clean Air Act.

MPCA seeks comments from public on proposed hog feedlot in Fillmore County

The proposed project would include two barns, an animal mortality composting building, a large stormwater basin, and a livestock watering well.

MPCA seeks comments from public on proposed new hog feedlots in Waseca County

A total of 9,600 finishing hogs would be housed at two new sites each holding two barns, with each barn housing 2,400 head.

MPCA to withdraw Wild Rice rulemaking

The agency engaged Minnesota Native American tribes, elected officials, businesses and municipal wastewater systems that may be impacted by the rule, and also received thousands of comments from environmental advocacy groups, other stakeholders and the public.