News Releases: April 2014

Reports finalized on bacteria in Cottonwood and Redwood River watersheds Monday, April 21, 2014

Now that the reports have been finalized, state and local agencies will focus on projects to reduce the level of pollution.

For Earth Week, subscribe to air quality notifications by text message or email Monday, April 21, 2014

The MPCA offers text message or email alerts for residents who want to be notified about air quality in their area.

Faribault business taking steps to fix sewage violations Monday, April 14, 2014

LaRoche’s Inc., a septic system maintenance business in rural Faribault, has agreed to comply with state rules designed to protect public health and the environment from untreated sewage after a state inspection found several violations.

Volunteer water monitors sought to help protect Minnesota lakes and streams Monday, April 7, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is recruiting volunteers to help track water quality changes in lakes and streams across the state.