The Root River’s unique topography, geology and location make it an outstanding example of a river in need of extra consideration.
Volatile organic compounds are used for a variety of tasks from cleaning parts to painting. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently provided grants to three auto shops for alternative products and equipment.
Everybody can take steps to protect water quality. Here are some things you can do at home to help.
The MPCA is proposing to change the state’s water quality rules to allow a more tailored approach.
MPCA is offering $150,000 in funding for diesel engine upgrade projects through a federal grant program. Apply now.
Minnesotans are making changes that help reduce greenhouse gas pollution. If you talk to your neighbors, you’ll find they are intentionally acting to save energy or reduce their footprint for a variety of reasons.
Study shows that composting industry adds $148 million to Minnesota's economy.
Minnesota businesses are the best in the nation at reducing or eliminating some dangerous pollutants, according to a report released by the U.S. EPA.
Minnesota's Red River flows north to Manitoba's Lake Winnipeg. This agreement aims to reduce polluting nutrients entering the river.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Department of Commerce are highlighting climate change and energy conservation with interactive exhibits.
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.