For 25 years, Minnesota’s petroleum remediation programs have provided businesses, farmers, and homeowners assistance and funding to clean up property contaminated by petroleum leaks and spills.
Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes meets Hubei Province, Province of 1,000 Lakes. Chinese environmental delegates travel 7,000 miles to learn about Minnesota water quality efforts.
Simple changes in our everyday routines such as how we choose the products we buy, or the way we clean our houses, can reduce our long-term exposure to low levels of potentially harmful substances.
In a time when trimming costs is an everyday concern for businesses, interns from the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program are helping Minnesota companies decrease their expenses by increasing efficiencies and reducing energy use.
Testing shows significant environmental improvement in what has been considered one of Minnesota’s most polluted waterways.
The bottles, cans, and paper we recycle in Minnesota are the raw materials of a growing sector that's creating jobs and supporting business.
Everyday choices about beverage bottles add up: 1.5 billion beverage bottles are purchased each year in Minnesota (15,000 in the time it takes to read this article).
Study provides "teaching moments” for schools to not only expand and improve their recycling and composting programs but to help students learn how much waste they generate.
Cold temperatures are on their way. Don't let your septic system freeze. Here are some simple tips that can help you avoid costly problems with your septic system.
Winter is knocking at the door, which means it’s time to start preparing your cabin for the cold weather ahead. Here are some tips that can help you save energy and prevent costly problems.
Exhaust from idling cars isn't good for anyone, but it's particularly unhealthy for young, developing lungs. Yet at schools and day cares, it's not uncommon to see cars lined up for long minutes right where kids are loading and unloading.
New technology provides farmers with an arsenal of ways to keep nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen on fields and out of Minnesota’s lakes and streams. These nutrients can fuel algal blooms that hurt aquatic life and recreation.
Organizations seeking citizens in south-central Minnesota to lead the Le Sueur River Watershed project, which will include identifying areas for protection and restoration.
Intense storms of late spring can wash soil and other pollutants into rivers. Producers can use several techniques to protect their soil and water quality.