News Releases: October 2014

MPCA Citizens’ Board to consider environmental impact study for Wright County landfill Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board will consider the adequacy of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposal to construct a new disposal area at the Advanced Disposal Rolling Hills landfill in Wright County. 

MPCA releases environmental assessment on heating/power facility at U of M Monday, October 27, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites the public to review and comment on an environmental review document for a combined heat and power facility at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. Comments are being accepted through November 26.

Study lays out water protection needs in the Sunrise River Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A new report by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and local groups in the Sunrise River watershed recommends action to restore several water bodies in the watershed and protect those in good health.

Public meetings planned on water quality in St. Clair Lake Monday, October 20, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will host two meetings on Oct. 23 to share information about a water quality study and plans for reducing phosphorous levels in St. Clair Lake.

MPCA releases environmental assessment on improvements to Eagan wastewater infrastructure Monday, October 13, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) invites the public to review and comment on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for wastewater infrastructure improvements at a Metropolitan Council site in Eagan. 

MPCA seeks comments on restoration/protection, water quality reports for Mississippi River-St. Cloud Watershed Monday, October 13, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking comments on a watershed restoration and protection report and a water quality report for the Mississippi River-St. Cloud Watershed.

MPCA seeks comments on restoration/protection report for North Fork Crow River Watershed Monday, October 13, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking comments on a watershed restoration and protection report for the North Fork Crow River Watershed.

Jordan Transformer penalized for air quality violations Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has penalized Jordan Transformer, which repairs and refurbishes industrial electrical transformers in Jordan, Minn. for operating without a required air quality permit that regulates emissions of air pollutants.