Livestock feedlot owners and operators can now register their feedlots and manure storage areas online with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
According to two new MPCA reports, many of the waters in the Clearwater River Watershed meet the state’s fishable and swimmable goals.
The MPCA is accepting applications for $400,000 in available grants to help Minnesota organizations increase their use of recycled materials.
The MPCA released a draft minor amendment to Water Gremlin’s air permit. Water Gremlin has proposed to convert one solvent-based coater to a non-solvent curing process using ultraviolet light.
The MPCA today issued its most stringent 401 water quality certification to date to Enbridge Energy for the Line 3 pipeline replacement project. In addition, the MPCA approved the capped air emissions and wastewater permit for Line 3.
The MPCA announced $170,000 in grants available to help install up to 22 additional dual-port electric vehicle (EV) Level 2 charging stations in public places and workplace locations.
The MPCA has completed another step towards the cleanup of the Ponds behind Erie Pier project, one of 11 MPCA remediation projects in the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
The MPCA today released a draft 401 water quality certification for Northshore Mining Company and is asking for public input on the draft certification.
Crown Cork & Seal, a company that makes packaging products, has agreed to pay a $60,173 civil penalty to the MPCA for air quality violations at its manufacturing facility in Owatonna.
River Country Cooperative has paid a $15,988 civil penalty to the MPCA for petroleum storage tank violations at its facility in South St. Paul.
The St. Croix River, treasured for its natural features, cultural significance, and exceptional fishing and boating, is heralded by officials in Wisconsin and Minnesota as a shining example of successful water protection.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its second of two draft permits for Prairie River Minerals.
As of May 2020, new stoves and outdoor boilers must be certified to new emission standards to be sold or installed in Minnesota.
Today the MPCA announced several metro water bodies now have new protective water and fish consumption values for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), one of the most studied per - and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
The MPCA has released reports on water-quality problems in the Roseau River and the Snake-Middle Rivers watersheds,
Martin Zuponcic, of Cook, Minn., has paid a $19,325 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of hazardous waste violations at SurTec, Inc., a former chrome-plating business in Eveleth.
Farmers Union Industries, LLC, has agreed to pay $130,000 for wastewater overflow and other violations at its Central Bi-Products rendering plants in Redwood Falls and Long Prairie.
The MPCA today released its draft water-quality permit for the Prairie River Minerals demonstration project near Coleraine.
The Environmental Quality Board’s 2020 State Water Plan and the MPCA's Nutrient Reduction Strategy Progress Update call for collaboration, action, and integrating climate change mitigation and adaptability into all levels of water planning.
Every day, Minnesotans are experiencing the adverse effects of climate change. As part of Climate Week in Minnesota, the MPCA launched two digital initiatives to draw attention to climate issues: Our Minnesota Climate, a new interagency website about the state’s integrated climate initiatives, and a social media campaign about the effects of climate change happening across Minnesota here and now.
According to new draft reports released by the MPCA, surface waters in the Mississippi River – Sartell Watershed are in fair condition, but phosphorus and E. coli pollution are threatening aquatic life and recreation in several streams and lakes.
Koda Energy LLC has paid a $13,600 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of air-emission violations at its biomass energy generation facility in Shakopee.
The MPCA and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a $700 million drinking water protection plan for the Twin Cities East Metropolitan Area.
The MPCA has granted a 30-day extension for comments on a proposed dairy operation in Norman County to allow additional public review of information related to groundwater availability.
The MPCA will host an online public informational meeting on Thursday, September 3, on its proposal to reissue the Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District's wastewater treatment permit with a variance.