MPCA staff members work to protect and improve the environment and human health.
Why would anyone in their right mind climb up on a rooftop in this weather? For air quality specialist Lad Strzok, it's all in a day's work.
MPCA economists analyze the economics of regulations and policies to protect water, air, land and renewable resources.
Dr. Judy Crane has turned a complex area of sediment science into a career that transcends time and national borders. Meet the woman behind the mud.
Above and beyond. 200 pounds of gear, three canoes and no DEET. Jesse Anderson of the MPCA meets the challenges of water monitoring in remote lakes in Minnesota
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.
During the summer of 2009, MPCA monitoring crews completed the second season of monitoring as part of a ten-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams, and lakes in Minnesota.
Jennifer Ender has her hand on the pulse of rivers in southeast Minnesota. As a pollution control specialist for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, she checks the health of several rivers and contributing streams twice a month.