Q Nguyen's yard at the corner of Hoyt and Lexington in St. Paul is unique, whimsical, and very green — both in color and terms of the environment.
Fall is bonfire time, and many of us love backyard fires. But recent air quality alerts caused by smoke from distant forest fires remind us that there’s a hidden cost to backyard burning.
Recent hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are harsh reminders that disasters do not wait. This summer, MPCA staff joined a host of other partners for a spill drill exercise on Minnesota’s North Shore.
Gov. Dayton is calling on you to share your ideas with him to meet water-quality goals and spur collaboration and action to improve Minnesota’s water quality 25% by 2025.
The MPCA has issued an air quality alert for September 14 for ozone and fine particles. Particles, most of us get: they’re the haze you can see in the air. But what is ozone?
Vehicles today pollute less than older models thanks to modern emission control systems. But people still try to modify or remove them. Tampering with emission controls of any vehicle—private or commercial—is illegal.
If you liked the Eco Experience at the State Fair, chances are you’ll also enjoy the Energy Fair, a new event on Harriet Island in St. Paul.
Thanks to a grant from the Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, the Twin Cities will get a better idea of how air pollution varies across urban areas.
Be sure to check out the Eco Experience and learn more about saving energy, climate change, recycling, healthy local food, green building, and other ways to lead more eco-friendly lives.
Helpful information for local organizations cleaning up after a flood or other natural disaster.
Sharon Natzel, president of Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA), and Al Kiecker, a retiree and avid angler, are part of an ongoing lake-monitoring program on Long Lake.
Travel through time via a just-released video about the Duluth’s industrial and maritime evolution and the resulting pollutants that still remain in the harbor, both above and below the waterline.
A Minnesota Public Radio story highlights the volunteer work of Mobile Menders, a group inspired by the MPCA's Earth Day initiative.
For the second year in a row, the State of Minnesota has been honored for its leadership in the procurement of sustainable IT products (computers, displays, and imaging equipment).