MPCA economists analyze the economics of regulations and policies to protect water, air, land and renewable resources.
We scatter an estimated 365,000 tons of salt in the metro area each year. Here's how to do it wisely on your own property.
With new charging stations, you can now travel by electric vehicle from the Twin Cities to Duluth. Interstate 35 now has a series of fast-charging stations that can charge an EV in about 30 minutes.
Drinking water standards for PFCs updated — MPCA to provide bottled water, filter systems to affected private well owners
When standards such as these are changed, the MPCA and MDH work with local officials to determine the best way to provide clean drinking water to area residents.
We use energy every day to heat, power, and light our homes. And using energy wisely can have a positive impact on our air and water quality. But many “energy myths” are a waste of time or money.
Three children’s necklaces were recalled this month because they contained toxic levels of cadmium, following an investigation by Minnesota state agencies.
Noticed something “off” in the air past few days? A lot of us thought it smelled of, to put it bluntly, poop.
Better government and smart stewardship of taxpayer dollars motivated Lt. Governor Tina Flint Smith to renew the state’s commitment to sustainable operations.
This holiday season, prevent costly sewer clogs by keeping grease out of sinks. And while you’re at it, stop flushing "disposable" wipes down the toilet.
November 15 is America Recycles Day. Celebrate by making a pledge to recycle more throughout the year.
Did you know the fish and bugs living in Minnesota’s rivers and streams can tell a story about the quality of the water and habitat within them? Caddisfly larvae like these thrive in clean water.
Widespread use of antibiotics has resulted in an alarming increase in antibiotic-resistant infections. November 13–19 is U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week. Find out more.
For more than a decade, local and state partners have been tackling stormwater and erosion problems on the Poplar River and won: The river is now meeting water quality standards for sediment.
The Chippewa 10% Project strives to increase continuous living cover in the Chippewa River watershed by 10%, from 24 to 34%. Living cover will also mean decreasing pollutants in water resources.