MPCA and Dept. of Administration were recognized for Sustainable Procurement Charter, helping agencies purchase goods and services with greater impact and at a lower cost.
When temperatures climb and the summer sun beats down, conditions are ripe for Minnesota lakes to produce harmful algae blooms, some of which can be harmful to pets and humans.
Water quality in the Mississippi River is monitored piecemeal by the states that surround it. But a new effort may help us get a better picture of the overall health of the nation's largest river.
MPCA officials see firsthand how industry and local government can work together on environmental responsibilities.
The first training on July 24 is fully booked, so here's another chance to learn how to make surfaces safe in with less salt.
More than $173,000 in grants has already helped cities like St. Louis Park switch to battery-operated landscaping equipment that is easier to use and reduces air pollution.
Dam removal and other stream connectivity projects are helping fish reach old spawning grounds, and providing anglers with catches not seen in decades.
Find out more about GreenCorps member Jaron Cook and his work at Anoka County.
How bad is air pollution for people living in Minnesota? Scientists from the MPCA and the Department of Health have taken an in-depth look at how air pollution impacts people throughout the entire state in a new report.
Summer is here, and that means lots of parades, festivals, and fairs! Here are some easy tips for making your festival-going experience more sustainable this year.
The Cannon River Watershed Partnership is hosting the We Are Water MN exhibit at the Weitz Center for Creativity at Carleton College from June 20-July 28.
Long Lake is one of the clearest bodies of water in Becker County, but it got a little murky this spring. Andy Butzer of MPCA's Detroit Lakes office explains why.
The Cedar River Watershed District hosts the We Are Water MN exhibit at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center: April 27-June 16.
MPCA is seeking volunteers to monitor water quality in Minnesota's lakes and streams.
For decades, the U.S. has sent most of its recycling to China. But last year, China severely restricted its imports of recyclables. This shift has created a valuable opportunity for you to reduce.