Long Lake is one of the clearest bodies of water in Becker County, but it got a little murky this spring. Andy Butzer of MPCA's Detroit Lakes office explains why.
How bad air pollution is for people living in Minnesota? Scientists from the MPCA and the Department of Health have taken an in-depth look at how air pollution impacts people throughout the entire state in a new report.
Salt used in winter maintenance is harming our infrastructure and water. Learn how to make surfaces safe in with less salt.
Summer is here, and that means lots of parades, festivals, and fairs! Here are some easy tips for making your festival-going experience more sustainable this year.
The Cedar River Watershed District hosts the We Are Water MN exhibit at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center: April 27-June 16.
MPCA is seeking volunteers to monitor water quality in Minnesota's lakes and streams.
For decades, the U.S. has sent most of its recycling to China. But last year, China severely restricted its imports of recyclables. This shift has created a valuable opportunity for you to reduce.
An air quality alert is in effect for the Twin Cities metro, southwest Minnesota, and south central Minnesota through 9 p.m. on Friday, May 31.
Recently, German delegates met with MPCA staff to gain insight into Minnesota’s experience with PFAS contamination and cleanup in the east metropolitan area.
MPCA is accepting applications for up to 44 full-time GreenCorps members at local governments, nonprofits, and educational institutions statewide for the 2019-2020 program year.
Shiny new cars can be exciting, but they can also be expensive. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do with whatever you drive to be a greener motorist.
Ben Dwire does a lot to make his farm in western Minnesota sustainable.
From house-cleaning to fishing to repairing, here's a short list of to-dos for helping the planet.
U.S. EPA has agreed with Minnesota's and Wisconsin's recommendations to remove the Fish Tumors and Other Deformities Beneficial Use Impairment for the St. Louis River AOC.
MPCA recently recognized 334 Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities for their hard work and dedication to protecting water quality throughout the state.