Buffer strips are designed to help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen and sediment by slowing runoff and trapping polluted sediment.
Water quality in two northeastern Minnesota watersheds is considered outstanding, and in a third watershed, many streams have exceptionally high water quality.
MPCA released its proposal for protecting wild rice from excess sulfate. The agency proposes to calculate a sulfate level for each wild rice water, based on location-specific factors.
Our agency uses a lot of data and metrics to help us gauge progress toward our goals. Here are a few key measurements that show how we're doing in environmental protection and customer service.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Wakota CAER for supporting preparedness for public safety and environmental protection.
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.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Department of Commerce are highlighting climate change and energy conservation with interactive exhibits.