News Releases: December 2015

The MPCA’s year in environmental innovations Tuesday, December 29, 2015

In 2015, the MPCA came up with a variety of creative approaches to the state’s environmental challenges.

Studies identify water quality problems, remedies for Coon Creek Watershed Monday, December 28, 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.

2016 should bring more places to recycle away from home Monday, December 21, 2015

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.

For the sake of our lakes, keep your pavement on a low-salt diet Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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.