Some waters are in good shape while many need work in the Zumbro River watershed in southeastern Minnesota, according to recent studies by the MPCA, Zumbro Watershed Partnership and other partners.
News Releases: August 2017
After years of research, data analysis, and consultation with tribes, the MPCA has released its proposed changes to Minnesota rules that are meant to protect wild rice from certain types of pollution.
The project will run for two years and will monitor fine particles, ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and carbon monoxide.
Kevin Hugoson of Deer Creek Run proposes to build three additional barns, bringing the total number of swine at the facility up to 7,729.
The Eco Experience has become the second most visited exhibit at the fair, and is the largest environmental event of its kind, nationally, in the last two decades.
Extensive monitoring and assessment of conditions in the Red River and its tributaries in the region between Georgetown and Breckenridge, including Moorhead, found excessive levels of E. coli bacteria and total suspended solids.