News Releases: December 2017

Open for comment: Environmental review of proposed hog lot in Waseca County Monday, December 11, 2017

The new facility would consist of two total-confinement barns, a manure storage pit, a building for composting carcasses, a permanent stormwater pond, and a well for employee use and livestock watering.

Solid waste transfer and recycling station in Blaine looks to increase capacity Monday, December 11, 2017

Walters Recycling and Refuse Inc. is currently allowed to process 99,000 tons per year of municipal and industrial solid waste, and construction and demolition debris at its facility, and would like to increase the amount it is allowed to process to 140,000 tons per year.

Nine smart salting tips that protect Minnesota waters Tuesday, December 5, 2017

We scatter an estimated 365,000 tons of salt in the metro area each year — but it only takes a teaspoon of salt to permanently pollute five gallons of water.

MPCA office in Willmar to close permanently on December 8 Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Other MPCA regional offices are located in Duluth, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Mankato, and Rochester.