News Releases: September 2018

Open for comment: Proposal to remove the fish impairment from the St Louis River Area of Concern Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The St. Louis River AOC will have seven remaining impairments to address before the entire St Louis River AOC can be delisted.

MPCA reaches settlement with Hastings flour company on air quality violations Monday, September 24, 2018

The company agreed to correct the violations and will pay a $32,485 civil penalty.

MPCA invites comment on proposed swine expansion in Freeborn County Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The proposer plans to build a new 2,500-head swine finishing facility about 2 miles southwest of Alden.

MPCA postpones decision on proposed feedlot in Fillmore County Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is postponing its decision on whether to order an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed swine facility in Fillmore County.

Dairy proposing major expansion in Wabasha County Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Scotch Prairie Farms in Wabasha County, about seven miles southeast of Lake City, is proposing to triple its dairy operation, according to an Environmental Assessment Worksheet prepared by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).