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.
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).
Last year, smoke from forest fires in Canada spread across Minnesota, prompting MPCA to rethink its air quality forecasting. Our innovative solution has earned us an award from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Minnesota farmers and land owners affected by the state's buffer law can now find the information they need on a new, easy-to-use website.
Businesses, are you wondering how to prevent usable materials from becoming waste?
New report confirms Lake Superior-North watershed contains some of the least-polluted rivers in state. But, increasing development and a changing climate may pose threats.
Dams on the Sand Hill River have prevented fish from getting to prime spawning habitat. Recently local partners have been working to remove barriers to allow fish upstream.