News Releases: March 2019

Amid positive fish research, St. Louis River Area of Concern receives approval to remove impairment listing Monday, March 25, 2019

This accomplishment is another step toward the AOC’s entire delisting, which is targeted for 2025.

MPCA seeks comment on changes to wastewater infrastructure in Albertville Monday, March 18, 2019

The new pipe’s discharge point to the Mississippi River will be in Otsego.

Cedar River watershed: Keep the projects coming to keep reducing pollutants Monday, March 4, 2019

Because most of the land in this watershed is used for agriculture, that is where most of the strategies need to be implemented.

White Bear company to pay major penalty for release of hazardous air pollutant Friday, March 1, 2019

The company will pay a civil penalty of $4.5 million, take corrective actions at their site, conduct air monitoring for several years valued at roughly $1 million, and conduct two supplemental environmental projects valued at least $1.5 million.