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.
A Minnesota Public Radio story highlights the work put into tracking the conditions of the watersheds in our state.
We Are Water MN is an interactive exhibit that focuses on individuals’ relationships with and responsibilities to water. Here's where you'll find the exhibit next.
Businesses in small Minnesota towns like Vergas have a harder time finding recycling services. Helped by a grant, Otter Tail County found a way to change that.
Minnesota RETAP member Rin Porter says they recommend the easiest, cheapest things to fix, along with the more expensive ones.
Changes in temperatures and precipitation are already affecting our state’s environment, economy, and communities. This report highlights what the state is doing to adapt.
For many of us Minnesotans, summer means getting out in the yard and garden. Here are a few tips to help give your lawn and garden an environmentally friendly boost this year.
MPCA teams are out this summer checking the health of Minnesota waters. KARE-11 filmed the crew working on the Ripple River south of Aitkin to show what they're doing.
For years, Katya and Mark Gordon have spent part of their summer on Lake Superior monitoring water quality. They see that rising temperatures are affecting water clarity.
Summer is here, and while water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are perfect for growing blue-green algae, which can be harmful to both people and animals.