News Releases: October 2019

Como Lube & Supplies to pay $50,000 in penalties for storage tank violations in Duluth Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Como Lube & Supplies, Inc., has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $50,000 to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for violations related to operating and maintaining storage tanks at its Duluth facility.

Heartland Corn Products agrees to pay $53,000 for environmental violations in Winthrop Monday, October 28, 2019

Heartland Corn Products, an ethanol producer in Winthrop, has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $53,000 to the MPCA for a variety of environmental violations at its facility in Winthrop.

New reports highlight opportunities in agriculture to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 10 percent Friday, October 25, 2019

Two new reports from the MPCA and the Board of Water and Soil Resources highlight agricultural conservation practices that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Minnesota, while also protecting water quality and soil health.

MPCA emphasizes proper manure management during a wet fall application season Thursday, October 24, 2019

After crops are harvested, Minnesota livestock producers will be applying billions of gallons or pounds of stored manure to cropland. Wet weather is complicating the harvest, but it also plays a role in proper manure management

Lubrication Technologies in Roseville to pay more than $61,000 for storage tank violations Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The company has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $61,680 to the MPCA for violations related to operating and maintaining storage tanks and piping at its Roseville facility.

MPCA completes Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Burnsville Sanitary Landfill expansion Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Burnsville Sanitary Landfill is currently permitted to hold 25.4 million cubic yards of mixed municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris, and industrial waste.

MPCA to hold six community discussions on new clean car standards Monday, October 7, 2019

Proposed standards would address Minnesota’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases