Once one of the most polluted rivers in the state, the Rainy River now boasts “good to excellent” water quality.
The Rainy River is in excellent condition. The river has made a remarkable recovery and now needs protection.
Minnesota is the first state in the Midwest to launch a pilot project to help fund the purchase of all-electric school buses and see how the vehicles perform in our state's harsh climate.
A malfunctioning septic system can be one of the more expensive home repairs — and a major threat to water quality — but Clean Water Fund dollars are helping.
The Get the Lead Out sweepstakes encourage Minnesota anglers to stop using lead tackle, and offer chances to win great prizes!
Be alert to the possible presence of toxic algae in Minnesota lakes and rivers. Blue-green algae can be harmful to both people and pets and are more common in hot, calm weather.
CWP loans help partners address unregulated sources of water contamination, such as failing septic systems and farmland runoff.
Roughly 65 percent of all chloride passing through wastewater facilities — 136,000 tons of chloride annually — comes from residential and commercial water softening.
If you must have a backyard fire, take steps to reduce air pollution and protect people in your community with respiratory illnesses.
Taylor Trucking Line in Northfield used grant funds from the MPCA to replace an older, polluting diesel engine in its terminal tractor with a new electric motor.
The MPCA has granted a contested case hearing on the agency's draft 401 water quality certification for Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project. What questions are being considered?
The Hawk Creek Watershed Project covers only part of one of Minnesota's 80 major watersheds, but is taking huge steps toward improving water quality in the Minnesota River Basin.
Heavy rains can dramatically change water quality in rivers and streams from one day to the next, flushing sediment and pollutants into the water.
New MPCA grants are aimed at reducing the use of ethylene oxide in the state. The chemical, a known carcinogen, was recently found to be more harmful than previously thought.