The frequent wildfires in California and elsewhere, brought on by climate change, are affecting air quality for thousands of miles. That includes Minnesota.
Commercial kitchens can generate significant food waste, but two Minnesota organizations are trimming the fat and saving money.
Removing of an old dam and restoring a creek's curves are improving habitat and water quality in the Pomme de Terre River Watershed.
Increased rainfall from climate change damages river water quality, which in turn damages fishing and recreation.
Rochester welcomes We Are Water MN to the Rochester Art Center through May 9, 2021. The exhibit explores the nearly 1 million acre Zumbro River watershed in southeast Minnesota.
Above and beyond. In the management of construction stormwater, MPCA recognizes Southwest Light Rail Extension project for responsible development through stormwater controls.
The IDEC program seeks to create pathways to environmental careers for underrepresented students, racial or ethnic minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities.
Help the MPCA set the priorities for work on water quality standards that protect waters for drinking, fishing, and swimming.
Lake of the Woods is a big lake with a big problem caused by one of nature’s smallest organisms, algae. Scientists from the MPCA and the Science Museum are working together to understand why.
Alert issued for east central and southeast Minnesota includes the Twin Cities metro, St. Cloud, Rochester, Albert Lea, Winona, and the tribal nation of Prairie Island.
Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality certified farms have added more than 2,000 new conservation practices, including over 110,000 acres of new cover crops that protect Minnesota’s waters.
Minnesota’s air quality is generally good, meeting all federal standards. However, it is not the same in all parts of the state and doesn’t affect all Minnesotans equally.
MPCA seeks organizations interested in becoming host sites for the 2021-2022 year. Do you have a project idea for a motivated and capable Minnesota GreenCorps member to take on?
The MPCA has released Minnesota’s PFAS Blueprint — a strategic, coordinated approach developed by multiple agencies to protect families and communities from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).