Summer is here, and while water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are also perfect for growing blue-green algae, which can be harmful to both people and animals.
News Releases: June 2017
According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, less dust and lower carbon dioxide are in store for the Hibbing area.
The public may submit written comments on the Campbell Dairy EAW until 4:30 p.m. on July 12, 2017.
The MPCA prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet on the proposal and the public may submit written comments on the Leilyn Hogs EAW until 4:30 p.m., July 12, 2017.
A new report by the Interagency Climate Adaptation Team calls out many climate change related developments in Minnesota.
This spring and summer state and local water quality scientists will be doing a second round of intensive testing of water quality and biology in the watershed.
This watershed is home to the famous headwaters of the Upper Mississippi River Basin and includes about 685 river miles and more than 1,000 lakes that attract thousands of anglers in search of walleye and other game fish.
The company will pay a $150,000 penalty and fulfill related requirements before re-starting the now idled plant.
Working to keep the waters of the Sauk River watershed clean, sparkling, several farmers near St. Cloud stand out for their conservation farming practices that benefit water quality.
The Lake Superior - North watershed contains some of the least-polluted water bodies in the state, but land-use practices, increasing development, and a changing climate may pose threats to these high quality resources.
Monitoring crews from the MPCA and its local partners are beginning the final phase of a 10-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams, and lakes in Minnesota.
Fewer shade trees and plenty of stormwater runoff from roads and parking lots create warmer water that trout, other cold-water fish and bugs don’t appreciate.
If approved, the expansion will result in approximately 18 more years of use before the landfill reaches capacity.
A $300,000 federal grant may help pump economic life into some formerly polluted lands in the Twin Cities area.