News Releases: June 2019

MPCA to review environmental impacts of Burnsville Sanitary Landfill’s expansion proposal Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The expansion would increase the site's currently permitted capacity from 25.4 million cubic yards of mixed municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris, and industrial waste to approximately 47 million cubic yards.

MPCA, DNR issue joint statement on Line 3 decision Tuesday, June 18, 2019

After reviewing the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ ruling regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Line 3 project, the MPCA has determined the court’s decision has implications for how this work will proceed.

MPCA seeks public comments on proposed new hog feedlot in Waseca County Monday, June 17, 2019

It will have two confinement barns, a mortality composting building, a stormwater detention pond, and a new water well.

MPCA, city of Avon seek solutions to chloride in local wastewater Thursday, June 13, 2019

Chloride from de-icing salt and water softeners gets into lakes, streams and even groundwater, and once in the water, there is no easy way to remove it.

MPCA seeks comments from public on proposed hog feedlot expansion in Jackson County Thursday, June 13, 2019

The proposal would expand the number of pigs at the site from 2,400 to 4,800.