The MPCA is advising pet owners to check water conditions when dogs are playing near lakes or slow-flowing streams.
News Releases: June 2014
The St. Louis River is one step closer to becoming healthier than it has been in a generation. And today’s river enthusiasts are invited to comment on the plan designed to achieve that goal.
Gold’n Plump Farms recently installed and operated a new boiler and pelletizing equipment, but did so without first having the proper permit in hand.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking proposals for projects that will reduce nonpoint source pollution in Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and streams.
A new report by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization (LMRWMO) recommends restoring or protecting five water bodies in northern Dakota County and southern Ramsey County.
The MPCA has completed an Environmental Assessment Worksheet on the proposed expansion and it is open for public comment through July 9, 2014.
Pirkl Gas Inc. plans to more than double its storage capacity for propane gas at 204 Mineral Springs Road in Owatonna.
The City of Hayfield is planning improvements to its wastewater treatment plant that will benefit downstream waters, including the Zumbro River.
Water quality experts will kick off a multi-year intensive protection and restoration process for the Rainy River-Headwaters watershed at a public informational meeting on June 19, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
The city took this step to keep wastewater from backing up into the basements of an estimated 1,000 homes and acted after the MPCA)gave the city permission to bypass the untreated sewage.