MPCA starts its second cycle of monitoring throughout Minnesota this year, circling back to watersheds first monitored in 2008.
Summer weekends in Minnesota remind us all why we brave the 8-month long winters. Whether it’s spending a day on the lake or going to a farmers’ market, there are ways to play more sustainably.
High temperatures and rain can lead to toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes and streams. This algae can be harmful to you and your pets, so stay out of suspicious green water.
Steve has lived near Lanesboro for 17 years and has monitored Gribben Creek for 14 years. "I volunteer because I have a great love for all things outdoors.”
Hot, sunny weather brings the possibility of air quality alerts due to ozone. But what is ozone? Find out more.
When lakes and rivers are polluted with phosphorus, sediment, and other contaminants, it can take years of effort and expense to restore water quality. But this restoration work is having an impact.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Marty Glynn for helping to create MnWARN, the Minnesota Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network.
Most of us prefer to eat foods that aren’t loaded with harmful chemicals. But what about the toxins that can end up in our chow during the cooking phase?
MPCA is accepting applications for up to 42 full-time GreenCorps members at local governments, nonprofits, and educational institutions statewide for the 2018-2019 program year.
The city of Morgan in Redwood County is undertaking a $20.5 million wastewater project to replace its old and inefficient mechanical plant for a stabilization pond treatment system.
The Marsh River watershed in northwest Minnesota is home to more than 36 fish species and 119 different aquatic insects. The diversity of life in the Marsh River system is worth protecting and restoring.
MPCA grant funding is now open for cost-effective projects that reduce volatile organic compound emissions (VOCs) in a range of Minnesota-based organizations. Deadline is May 18.
Wayzata Home Laundry & Dry Cleaners used a low-interest loan offered from the MPCA to help purchase new equipment and switch to a less-toxic cleaning chemical.
Americans throw away more than 33 million tons of plastic a year — less than 10% of that is recycled. It's time to go on a plastic diet.