The MPCA is offering more than $1.7 million to replace old diesel school buses with new, cleaner diesel, propane, or natural gas models.
According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Lakehead Trucking, Inc., discharged wastes from a network of floor drains directly into the ground around its main shop in Duluth.
The MPCA today released its draft permit and an environmental assessment worksheet for Riverview LLP’s Twelvemile Dairy, a proposed 12,000-head jersey dairy feedlot in Traverse County.
According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s oilseed crushing and vegetable oil refining facility in Red Wing committed multiple air pollution violations between 2017 and 2019.
Two new draft reports released by the MPCA find the majority of monitored stream waters in the Lac qui Parle River Watershed are not meeting water quality standards.
Ever Cat Fuels, LLC, will pay a $300,000 civil penalty to the MPCA for air quality violations at its biodiesel production facility in Isanti.
The MPCA has recommended expanding four south metro landfills to accommodate 5.6 million tons of new garbage over the next seven years.
According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Hibbing Public Utilities exceeded emission requirements in its air permit from 2017 to 2020 at its district heating plant.
The MPCA today released its environmental assessment of a project to remove decades-old legacy pollution from the Scanlon Reservoir in the St. Louis River Area of Concern.
The MPCA is offering more than $5 million in grants to replace heavy-duty diesel vehicles with all-electric, cleaner diesel, or alternative fuel models.
The MPCA is now accepting applications from recent college graduates interested in launching environmental careers by becoming Minnesota GreenCorps members.
The MPCA today announced an enforcement agreement with 3M regarding the company’s failure to properly record, store, inspect, and dispose of hazardous waste at its manufacturing and waste incineration facility in Cottage Grove.
Among numerous impaired waters in the Red River Basin, the Otter Tail River Watershed stands out for its generally good water quality, according to new draft reports by the MPCA.
The MPCA has released its environmental assessment for a proposed sewer line to connect the City of Cottage Grove’s south district with its main wastewater treatment facility.
MPCA Commissioner Laura Bishop, area lawmakers, local mayors, and community advocates today made a public appeal to the legislature to pass a $2.9 million funding proposal that would help communities prepare for extreme rain events and other climate change impacts
An updated water quality report on Lake Winona is now open for public comment
The MPCA will distribute $1 million in “Prevention of Wasted Foods” grants to organizations that are redirecting food that would have been wasted to Minnesotans in need.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is recognizing 292 wastewater treatment plants across Minnesota for outstanding permit compliance.
New draft reports released by the MPCA recommend widespread implementation of best management practices in the Marsh River Watershed to restore polluted bodies of water and protect healthy ones.
Jordan Sands, a sand mining and processing company based in North Mankato, has paid a $20,000 civil penalty to the MPCA for wastewater violations.
Washington County and Hugo-based Arnt Construction Company, Inc., have paid a $12,000 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for construction stormwater violations in Willernie.
The MPCA today released for public review the draft permit and environmental assessment worksheet EAW, including estimated greenhouse gas GHG emissions for a proposed dairy in Chippewa County.
Northstar Materials, Inc., dba Knife River Materials, has paid a $17,525 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for industrial wastewater violations at a nonmetallic aggregate mining facility near Mentor.
Wm Scepaniak, Inc., an aggregate mining company based in Holdingford, Minn., has paid an $11,030 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for industrial wastewater violations at a nonmetallic aggregate mining facility near Mentor.
MPCA Commissioner Laura Bishop, area lawmakers, local mayors, and representatives from the insurance industry and regional development commission today made a public appeal to the Legislature to pass a $2.9 million funding proposal that would help communities prepare for extreme rain events and other climate change impacts.