News Releases: September 2019

MPCA acts to preserve authority over Line 3 replacement project Friday, September 27, 2019

The MPCA informed the company that it is unable to issue a 401 Certification in light of a recent Court of Appeals decision and because additional information is needed to ensure compliance with water quality standards.

MPCA holds Northern Metal Recycling accountable for false emissions reporting and violating the public’s trust Monday, September 23, 2019

Under the settlement, Northern Metal Recycling admitted it submitted inaccurate emissions records to the MPCA and will permanently shut down its Minneapolis shredder operations by 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

MPCA announces $1.5 million in new grant funding for heavy-duty electric vehicle and equipment purchases to address climate and air quality Monday, September 23, 2019

The MPCA is offering up to $1.5 million to help businesses, communities, and organizations purchase new all-electric vehicles or equipment to replace diesel models.

On tour: Clean Water Council and legislators to visit water quality projects in southeast Minnesota Friday, September 13, 2019

Legislators will see how the Legacy Amendment is making a difference to water quality in southeast Minnesota when they come to Rochester and the surrounding area Sept. 15-16 for a tour.

MPCA starts review of Red Wing’s proposed modified waste processing facility Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The proposal would produce 250 tons per day of fuel for incineration off-site and install two systems in an existing building to recover materials and derive fuel from refuse.