As EPA announcement of new rules governing carbon emissions nears, Minnesota shares its innovative approaches and success stories.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant Superfund site in Fridley is being cleaned up and will soon begin its new life as an office park.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with oversight from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is preparing a 2014 Five-Year Review.
The honey bee population is in danger. If these important pollinators disappear, so will many of our favorite foods.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Water that runs over paved driveways and parking lots, sprawling urban and suburban developments, and construction sites picks up pollution as it goes. Nationally, stormwater is a leading source of water pollution.
Minnesota GreenCorps and Chanhassen High School combine forces to reduce waste, save money and create a cleaner future.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
They may not be from outer space, but emerald ash borers — small, invasive, iridescent green beetles — are attacking and killing ash trees here in Minnesota.
Changing lighting and conserving water can cut bills in half, leaving more money for other uses.
Monday, April 28, 2014
The climate is a-changin', and science (and reality) tell us that heavy precipitation events are here to stay. And we need to adapt.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Air monitoring technicians at the MPCA work year round collecting data and maintaining equipment — so the rest of us can know what's in the air.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014