Morris ethanol plant pays penalty, takes steps to prevent polluting nearby surface waters

In addition to paying a penalty of $22,141, the company agreed to take numerous other actions to correct problems.

Two Duluth Harbor Slips’ cleanups open for environmental review, comment

On the heels of the recently-proposed Minnesota Slip cleanup, Slips C and 3 are also home to contaminated sediments from a century of marine- and shipping-related activities.

Premier scenic area also home to increasing development, impairments

Lake Superior’s North Shore between Duluth’s Lester River and Beaver Bay is one of the state’s premier scenic and recreational attractions, but increasing development, altered drainage, forests and vegetation have contributed to seven impaired streams.

East metro residents will see investments in clean water and natural resources from 3M grant

Portions of the grant will be devoted to assuring clean drinking water supplies to east metropolitan residents and others dedicated to improving the east metro’s aquatic resources and wildlife habitat.

Protect and restore St. Louis River watershed resources: MPCA reports

Located in the Lake Superior Basin, monitoring and analysis showed water quality is fair-to-good in the watershed’s entire stream network and many of its 375 lakes.

Plan for investing $47 million from Volkswagen settlement in a better, cleaner Minnesota environment is now ready for public input

Minnesota’s draft Volkswagen plan was crafted with significant public input provided over a year of nine public meetings held across the state, nearly 300 written comments, and over 800 survey responses to determine how Minnesotans want to spend the settlement funds.

Open for comment: Environmental review of proposed Minnesota Slip cleanup project

The proposal will place clean material, dredged from the Duluth/Superior harbor, on top the existing contaminated sediments.

MPCA draft PolyMet NorthMet Project permits open for public comment

The public comment period is open Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Mar. 16, 2018.