Fish will certainly one of the important topics included in upcoming meetings about the St. Louis River’s water quality.
News Releases: May 2014
Hawkins, Inc. has proposed an expansion to an existing chemical storage facility in Rosemount. The MPCA has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed expansion, and is making the document available for public comment through June 11, 2014.
Burning tires is a bad idea for human and environmental health. Using hazardous waste to start tires on fire is an even worse idea.
Monitoring crews from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) are beginning the seventh of a ten-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams, and lakes in Minnesota. This work is funded by the Clean Water Fund from the constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2008.
Did you know that between 28 and 38 percent of all waste is compostable? And that composting isn’t limited to just fruit and veggie scraps? Tea bags, tissues and even lint can be added to the compost bin. Every Minnesotan can choose to compost at home by establishing a backyard compost bin or worm compost bin.