Governor Mark Dayton kicked off a Year of Water Action, urging businesses, farmers, outdoor enthusiasts, communities, and families to take action to conserve and improve water quality.
We track data related to the goals of our agency — air pollutants, water restoration, and how quickly we issue permits.
Citizen water monitors like Mike Brinda help MPCA measure water clarity of lakes and streams in Minnesota. Are you up for the challenge?
Four under-served neighborhoods in the Twin Cities metro area got help this summer from a partnership between the MPCA and Conservation Corps Minnesota.
Volunteer monitors from across the state gathered to celebrate the important work they do tracking the water clarity in Minnesota’s lakes and streams at the first annual Secchi Social.
The Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Museum, in St. Peter ends this weekend on September 25.
Loans for three projects upgrading subsurface sewer treatment systems, reducing watershed pollution.
The MPCA partnered with Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center and Wilderness Inquiry to provide career experiences for young people.
Explore options to Kick Gas at our re-designed interactive exhibit at Eco Experience.
The Eco Experience is the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s premier outreach opportunity, and this year we have plenty of new exhibits to look forward to.
Recent heavy rains have Minnesota rivers rising. Now’s the time to prepare and protect the inside of your home by getting rid of or moving hazardous household products.
Heavy rain in the forecast. To avoid messy and costly cleanup, prepare your fuel oil, gasoline, and other petroleum tanks for flooding.
Air quality alerts are on the rise, and the MPCA is working hard to enhance the alert system. MPCA meteorologist Daniel Dix sat down with Tom Weber from MPR to discuss.
The state’s draft 2016 list of impaired waters is open for public comment, August 1-31.