Adult students learning English at Harmony Learning Center in Maplewood are becoming water stewards as they learn idioms and conjugate verbs.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Bartholome Farms for responsible feedlot manure management.
Study finds pharmaceuticals and other chemicals are present in most of the state’s rivers. Water samples containing some of these chemicals were found to affect fish exposed to them.
This year, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is celebrating 50 years of protecting and improving Minnesota’s land, air, and water.
This 2017 study takes a look at the river from Lake Itasca to downtown Minneapolis, evaluating aquatic life and pollutants. It’s healthy up north, then has problems south of St. Cloud.
Salt helps keep our roads free from ice and safe for drivers, but its public safety benefits come with environmental drawbacks like polluted waters and poisoned aquatic wildlife.
The report on Minnesota’s air is in: Overall air quality is good, but there’s still work to be done. Get more info on The Air We Breathe: The State of Minnesota’s Air Quality 2017.
Lanesboro is hosting the Smithsonian Water/Ways travelling exhibit through February 19.
For a limited time, Safety-Kleen will give small businesses a 25% discount on the costs of switching to aqueous-based parts washers.
GreenCorps member shares her experience working with the Food Group (New Hope). The food bank acts as a warehouse and distribution center, partnering with hunger-relief agencies such as food shelves and meal programs.
MPCA has approved the watershed restoration and protection strategy report on the Buffalo River watershed in northwestern Minnesota.
Stakeholder meetings to provide better assistance and understanding of the Clean Water Partnership loan and Section 319 funding processes.
Above and beyond. MPCA recognizes Ramsey County for responsible stormwater runoff management
There are more than 600 active Superfund sites around the state. Part of the evaluation process looks at the potential for vapor intrusion — a form of environmental contamination we have only recently begun to understand.