The MPCA has awarded grant funds to ZEF Energy, Inc., of Minneapolis to install 22 EV charging stations around Minnesota, thanks to funds from the Volkswagen Diesel Emission Settlement.
Two new MPCA studies show that for preservation is the key to protecting the "very good" water quality in the Mississippi River-Grand Rapids watershed.
Changes in water and land management are needed across the Minnesota River Basin to improve water quality in the state’s namesake river, as well as streams and lakes throughout the 10 million acres of the basin.
Greg Entinger, who farms near New Prague, "bet the farm" on conservation practices and his investment paid off.
Can you dispose of cremated human remains on a public lake?
MPCA’s Environmental Justice Advisory Group is looking for six new members. Apply by August 12, 2019!
A 9-ton block of ice? How cool is that! Come feel the coolness of the ice at the Eco Experience. See it melting throughout the State Fair and learn about climate change’s effects on lake ice in Minnesota.
The exhibit and events are designed to build awareness of the ways water shapes the history, culture, and identity of those who live in the headwaters. August 4 - September 16.
An introduction to MPCA’s first Director of Public Engagement and Tribal Liaison, Helen Waquiu, tasked with engaging Minnesotans on issues facing our shared natural environment.
MPCA and Dept. of Administration were recognized for Sustainable Procurement Charter, helping agencies purchase goods and services with greater impact and at a lower cost.
When temperatures climb and the summer sun beats down, conditions are ripe for Minnesota lakes to produce harmful algae blooms, some of which can be harmful to pets and humans.
Citizen water monitor Beth LaVigne recently educated Duluth's CBS team on what goes into her volunteer water monitoring on Tischer Creek in Duluth.
Water quality in the Mississippi River is monitored piecemeal by the states that surround it. But a new effort may help us get a better picture of the overall health of the nation's largest river.
An air quality alert for the northern third of Minnesota including Duluth, Ely, International Falls, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, and the Tribal Nations of Red Lake, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, and west to the North Dakota border