News Releases: January 2020

MPCA proposes to add four sites and remove all or part of three sites from Minnesota's Superfund list Monday, January 27, 2020

The MPCA is proposing to add four sites and remove all or part of three sites from Minnesota’s Permanent List of Priorities (PLP), the official roll of state Superfund sites.

MPCA releases draft permit, additional environmental review for Daley Farms expansion in Winona County Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its draft permit and estimated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the proposed Daley Farms expansion in Winona County.

Water Gremlin to restart VOC operations under certain conditions Friday, January 17, 2020

MPCA continues to hold Water Gremlin accountable to permit and administrative order requirements

Minnesota lakes and streams need a low-salt diet Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We scatter an estimated 445,000 tons of chloride-laden salt in Minnesota each year. More than 70 percent of that mixes with stormwater and ends up in our lakes, rivers, and streams, where it is toxic to fish and other aquatic life.

MPCA continues work to remediate nearly 80,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment in Duluth harbor Tuesday, January 7, 2020

MPCA is requesting public comments on the environmental review for the proposed Azcon/DSPA and AGP/Northland Slips cleanup.