There's an quality alert today for Rochester and the Twin Cities — reaching unhealthy levels for sensitive groups. A high pressure area is trapping air near the ground and increasing fine particles numbers.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Since 2002, the Sewer Squad has worked with small communities to address the need for sewage treatment, keeping millions of gallons of raw sewage out of the rivers and streams of southeast Minnesota.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Winnebago will use grant to help fund a green infrastructure project to reduce the volume of water and pollutants going to the Blue Earth River.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The first of its kind in Minnesota, a farmer-led council is working to keep troubles such as nitrates, sediment and bacteria out of the anglers’ paradise of the Whitewater River.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Instead of considering emissions from facilities individually, this pilot program in Minneapolis takes a collaborative approach to improving air quality.
Monday, November 3, 2014
A solar photovoltaic array at the Peichel family house produces clean, renewable electricity.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The small town of Adams takes a long-term approach to keeping stormwater out of its wastewater, and keeping raw sewage out of the Little Cedar River.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Most people know that spawning salmon migrate. Did you know something similar happens in rivers in Minnesota? Find out what is preventing fish from reaching good spawning habitat.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Minnesota has more than 500,000 septic systems. Fixing or replacing outdated systems is important to protect our health and the purity of our groundwater, lakes, and streams.
Monday, October 6, 2014
The typical Minnesota homeowner could reduce energy use by up to 40% through a combination of conservation and efficiency measures.
Thursday, October 2, 2014