New report proposes solutions to safeguard water — one of Minnesota's most valuable natural resources.
Lakes and streams in the Shell Rock River watershed in southern Minnesota are suffering multiple stressors that hurt fish and other aquatic life, according to a study by the MPCA.
Scientists are working to find clues to the Lake of the Woods’ water quality problems — large blooms of algae.
Some water samples analyzed by the Minnesota Department of Health's lab are being re-evaluated.
Small ponds could make a big difference to the Le Sueur River and downstream waters.
Sean Connaughty has picked up 69 bags worth of trash from Lake Hiawatha since May, and he's not done yet. Find out more about what he's found.
Visitors to the Eco Experience at the State Fair can learn about an interesting new idea to “crowdsource” air quality monitoring.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Valmont Industries for minimizing stormwater pollution through best management practices
Tyler Carlson's belief in hard work and research brings him back to the family farm to restore soil health while protecting water quality.
The EPA's new Clean Power Plan aims to reduce carbon dioxide pollution from existing coal, oil, and gas-fired power plants by setting state-specific CO2 targets.
Goodwill supports greener transportation by adding electric vehicle charging stations at some of their stores.
Above and beyond. The MPCA recognizes 3M Company for partnering with law enforcement to incinerate illegal drugs.
MPCA grants help businesses reduce VOC emissions by seven tons.
In 2011, MPCA awarded Lunda Construction with a Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant to replace engines on five of its 100-ton cranes from the 1980s.