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.
New report shows that overall the Rainy River-Headwaters watershed’s water quality conditions are good to excellent.
The most wonderful time of the year can be expensive for you and the environment. This year, consider a new tradition. One that creates less waste, less stress, and more memories.
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.
The MPCA is working on awarding grant funding to selected project proposers for the Volkswagen Settlement funds available for electric vehicle infrastructure. Two grant opportunities recently closed for fast charging stations along selected highway corridors in Minnesota and Level 2 charging stations around the state.
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.