In 2015, the MPCA came up with a variety of creative approaches to the state’s environmental challenges.
News Releases: December 2015
The watershed is located in Anoka County and includes the cities of Andover, Blaine, Columbus, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Ham Lake and Spring Lake Park.
By Jan. 1, 2016, owners of commercial property in the seven-county metro area will need to offer recycling along with garbage collection in their buildings.
Once in the water, it becomes a permanent pollutant and continues to accumulate in the environment over time — in other words it doesn’t melt or go away.