Wednesday, October 11, 2017
As Minnesota continues its statewide checkup of waters and lists those failing to meet standards, some good examples of protective and restorative work are starting to surface.
Confused by which LED light bulb to buy? With a lot more options on store shelves, bringing home the right bulb can be an annoying process of trial and error. This new app can make it easier.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Simply put, the river is unhealthy. Sediment clouds the water, phosphorus causes algae, nitrogen poses risks to humans and fish, and bacteria make the water unsafe for swimming.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Move or dispose of products that could become hazardous wastes from flood-prone basements, workshops, and garages.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Stream bank erosion and stormwater runoff degrade water quality with sediment that clouds the water, excess nutrients that grow algae, and bacteria that can make the water unsafe for swimming.
Monday, October 2, 2017
There is more to do if Minnesota’s namesake river is to meet water quality standards designed to protect river life and recreation.
Q Nguyen's yard at the corner of Hoyt and Lexington in St. Paul is unique, whimsical, and very green — both in color and terms of the environment.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Fall is bonfire time, and many of us love backyard fires. But recent air quality alerts caused by smoke from distant forest fires remind us that there’s a hidden cost to backyard burning.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The MPCA recently sent letters to repair shops and car and truck dealers advising them of their obligation under the law to not modify vehicle pollution control systems nor sell vehicles with tampered systems.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The affected area includes the entire Twin Cities metro, Marshall, Rochester, St. Cloud and the Tribal Nation of Upper Sioux.