The Long Prairie River watershed includes all or parts of Douglas, Otter Tail, Todd and Morrison counties.
News Releases: June 2016
The city plans to improve and expand the capacity of its wastewater treatment plant to more effectively treat its wastewater, and accept and treat more wastewater.
The footprint of the landfill will not increase, but the company that operates it is requesting clearance to develop cover slopes around the entire facility.
Area residents’ homes have been affected by dust from the United Taconite facility more than a dozen times during a 31-month period.
In addition to correcting all identified problems, the ethanol plant will also pay a $39,450 penalty.
The TMDL report for the watershed is open for public review and comment through July 20, 2016.
The air pollution health advisory is in effect for Sunday, June 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
An agreement between the MPCA and a metal plating facility in St. Louis Park, Minn. resolves an effort to find the source of PFOS contamination in fish and water in Lake Calhoun.
The advisory is in effect on Saturday, June 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Comments on the report are being accepted through June 29, 2016.
The AQI is forecast to reach into the low to mid-90s during the day on Friday, which approaches a level considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.