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.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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
Read about a Minnesota GreenCorps member helping to harvest cottonwood tree cuttings. The cuttings will be planted on a floodplain of the Mississippi River this spring as part of a restoration effort.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The EPA estimates that every dollar spent on diesel emission reduction nets $13 in health benefits. Apply by April 23 for grants that can help you upgrade your older diesel engine.
Minnesota is the envy of every state in the nation. Find out how we got where we are.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Hazardous chemicals are used in manufacturing processes, packaging, and products. These chemicals can cause concern to us and the environment. See what the MPCA is doing to address these challenges.
The car or truck you drive may have a bigger effect on the environment than any other choice you make as a consumer. In Minnesota, over half of all air pollution comes from vehicles.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Nearly all of Minnesota’s 80 major watersheds are benefitting from projects supported by the Clean Water Fund, according to a recent report.