MPCA is offering a $9,500 grant to support a green chemistry and engineering intern project at a company’s Minnesota facility in the coming summer.
Years ago, it was common to toss trash and unwanted items in a dump, a ditch, or "out back" to burn it. Unfortunately, getting rid of our trash that way didn’t make it disappear.
MPCA is planning to place up to 40 full-time members with various host sites for the 2017-2018 program year. Apply to become a host site.
Richard Fetterly, a retired engineer living in Rice County, reflects on his 15 years spent as a citizen stream monitor for the Straight River.
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 is in on Minnesota’s air: 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.