Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes industry association and Northfield contractor for generously working together to upgrade women’s shelter septic system.
Even on Polar Vortex mornings, your engine doesn't need a warm-up. Idling a cold engine just adds to air pollution.
In a special ceremony, Governor Dayton recently recognized the stormwater staff's work to move its 850-page stormwater manual into a web-based format.
Ever noticed the tiny little beads in some hand soaps, toothpaste and other personal care products? Those are plastic, and they are getting into our water.
Dan Tollefson, owner of Schwegman’s Cleaners (Willmar) used a small business loan to replace an old perc machine with a new hydrocarbon dry-cleaning machine. His investment will save $6,000 per year.
It's official! The Eco Experience's 9-foot, 426-pound ball of paper is the world's largest.
Of the water bodies studied, no lakes and few streams in the Minnesota portion of the Missouri River Basin met state standards for supporting aquatic life and recreation according to a recent report from the MPCA.
20 years ago, the state passed a landmark law. The Landfill Cleanup Act of 1994 recognized that leaking landfills were a societal problem and the state assumed responsibility for them
There's an quality alert today for Rochester and the Twin Cities — reaching unhealthy levels for sensitive groups. A high pressure area is trapping air near the ground and increasing fine particles numbers.
Since 2002, the Sewer Squad has worked with small communities to address the need for sewage treatment, keeping millions of gallons of raw sewage out of the rivers and streams of southeast Minnesota.
Winnebago will use grant to help fund a green infrastructure project to reduce the volume of water and pollutants going to the Blue Earth River.
When food is unused, the food itself is wasted as well as the resources used to get that food from land to table. The Duluth Grill is tackling the problem of food waste, and attracting loyal customers.
The first of its kind in Minnesota, a farmer-led council is working to keep troubles such as nitrates, sediment and bacteria out of the anglers’ paradise of the Whitewater River.
Instead of considering emissions from facilities individually, this pilot program in Minneapolis takes a collaborative approach to improving air quality.