Land stewardship changes could spark water quality improvements in Lower Red

Excessive levels of bacteria, sediment, a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, and chloride, along with stressors causing poor fish and aquatic insect communities, contribute to impairments in this northwest Minnesota watershed.

Holdingford truck trailer manufacturing facility penalized for hazardous waste and wastewater pollution

In addition to paying a $49,325 penalty, the company is working to complete a series of actions to correct identified problems.

Scott Equipment takes actions to reduce air pollution, better manage hazardous waste

The company has also paid a $30,000 penalty to the MPCA as part of the agreement to bring the company into compliance with environmental laws.