The draft plan details the first phase of spending settlement funds to replace large, older, dirtier diesel equipment or vehicles with newer equipment that runs much cleaner. The plan is open for public comment through March 19.
Water quality in the Lower Minnesota River Watershed has persistent problems with excess phosphorus, sediment, bacteria, and other contaminants, according to a new MPCA report.
Do you wonder why people choose to drive electric vehicles? Here are some things to know about this new technology.
While sampling lakes and streams last summer, water monitoring crews found positive signs of the Crystal Darter’s existence and reproduction.
While scientists can’t ask fish and bugs how clean the water is, they can count their numbers and species to help find that out.
Mary Jenc and David Knight are combating invasive species as citizen stream monitors on Rice Creek in Ramsey County.
Before water quality concerns led to environmental protection laws, maritime and industrial activities left a legacy of contaminated sediment throughout the Duluth-Superior harbor. Progress on cleaning up remaining pollutants is often measured one slip at a time.
A traveling exhibit exploring Minnesotans’ emotional connections with water will be on display at the state Capitol through March. Visit whenever the building is open to the public.
Nine communities got help with projects from a partnership between the MPCA and Conservation Corps Minnesota. Teens worked on projects to help strengthen resilience to climate change.
In a world rapidly transformed by digital communications, “old fashioned” paper still continues its trail from tree to office. At the MPCA, we may not be paperless yet, but we're getting closer.
The Freshwater Society's Road Salt Symposium (February 8) offers the latest innovations to reduce salt use while maintaining safe roads.
With wildfires burning up much of the west in 2017, Minnesota’s air quality this year was dominated by smoke. Will this be the new normal?
Is saving money one of your New Year's resolutions? Here are seven ways to save money and our environment in 2018.
The MPCA received $11.35 million to clean up a pit containing hazardous waste at the WDE Landfill in Anoka County.