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.
A solar photovoltaic array at the Peichel family house produces clean, renewable electricity.
The small town of Adams takes a long-term approach to keeping stormwater out of its wastewater, and keeping raw sewage out of the Little Cedar River.
Most people know that spawning salmon migrate. Did you know something similar happens in rivers in Minnesota? Find out what is preventing fish from reaching good spawning habitat.
Minnesota has more than 500,000 septic systems. Fixing or replacing outdated systems is important to protect our health and the purity of our groundwater, lakes, and streams.
The typical Minnesota homeowner could reduce energy use by up to 40% through a combination of conservation and efficiency measures.
Using the watershed approach allows us to breakdown Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes and many thousands of miles of streams and rivers into manageable sections.
Cold temperatures are on their way. Now is a good time for you to make sure your septic system is ready for winter.