Two new MPCA studies show that for preservation is the key to protecting the "very good" water quality in the Mississippi River-Grand Rapids watershed.
Changes in water and land management are needed across the Minnesota River Basin to improve water quality in the state’s namesake river, as well as streams and lakes throughout the 10 million acres of the basin.
Can you dispose of cremated human remains on a public lake?
MPCA’s Environmental Justice Advisory Group is looking for six new members. Apply by August 12, 2019!
A 9-ton block of ice — how cool is that!? Come feel the coolness of the ice at the Eco Experience. See it melting throughout the State Fair and learn about climate change’s effects on lake ice in Minnesota.
The exhibit and events are designed to build awareness of the ways water shapes the history, culture, and identity of those who live in the headwaters. August 4 - September 16.
An introduction to MPCA’s first Director of Public Engagement and Tribal Liaison, Helen Waquiu, tasked with engaging Minnesotans on issues facing our shared natural environment.
MPCA and Dept. of Administration were recognized for creating a Sustainable Procurement Charter, helping agencies purchase goods and services with greater impact and at a lower cost.
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.
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.