The climate is a-changin', and science (and reality) tell us that heavy precipitation events are here to stay. And we need to adapt.
Air monitoring technicians at the MPCA work year round collecting data and maintaining equipment — so the rest of us can know what's in the air.
Read about a Minnesota GreenCorps member helping to harvest cottonwood tree cuttings. The cuttings will be planted on a floodplain of the Mississippi River this spring as part of a restoration effort.
The EPA estimates that every dollar spent on diesel emission reduction nets $13 in health benefits. Apply by April 23 for grants that can help you upgrade your older diesel engine.
Hazardous chemicals are used in manufacturing processes, packaging, and products. These chemicals can cause concern to us and the environment. See what the MPCA is doing to address these challenges.
Minnesota is the envy of every state in the nation. Find out how we got where we are.
The car or truck you drive may have a bigger effect on the environment than any other choice you make as a consumer. In Minnesota, over half of all air pollution comes from vehicles.
Nearly all of Minnesota’s 80 major watersheds are benefitting from projects supported by the Clean Water Fund, according to a recent report.
One of our most important jobs at the MPCA is to issue timely air, water and land permits that protect human health and the environment. A recent report shows we are doing well at issuing permits in a timely manner.
Meet Rick Person, a member of the Minnesota Retiree Environmental Technical Assistance Program, who offers his talent and experience to help small businesses reduce their impact on the environment.
Thanks to a clean diesel grant, Action Moving (Burnsville) was able to buy a new moving truck with a more efficient, cleaner diesel engine that uses only half the fuel of the truck it replaced.
Clear Lake Press in Waseca has made the transition to green printing, eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals and replacing them with solutions that are safer for employees and better for the environment.
We all live in a watershed. But what does that mean? And why is it important? Find out in this new video.
Maplewood Mall's new parking lot reduces polluted stormwater runoff by 67%, by carefully designing ways to filter and catch rainwater.