News Releases: May 2020

New MPCA grants aim to prevent wasted food and distribute food to those in need Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is looking to fund innovative programs and projects that prevent wasted food and/or help distribute it to people experiencing food insecurity, especially those in underrepresented communities.

MPCA announces GreenCorps host sites, opens applications for members Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is now accepting applications from community-focused individuals who’d like to become Minnesota GreenCorps members.

MPCA releases environmental review of proposed poultry farm in Meeker County Monday, May 11, 2020

The MPCA today released its environmental assessment worksheet for the proposed Forsman Farms, Inc. poultry farm in Meeker County.

MPCA grants aim to strengthen demand for recyclable materials Friday, May 8, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is now offering grants designed to help create a strong, sustainable market for recyclable materials.

Four community and business leaders join Clean Water Council Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Clean Water Council is pleased to announce the appointment of four new council members, three appointed by Governor Walz and one by the Senate Republican Caucus.

MPCA reports good water quality and recommends protection strategies for Cloquet River Watershed Monday, May 4, 2020

The Cloquet River Watershed has very good overall water quality, and forest protection is critical to preserve it, according to a draft report recently released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local partners.

Partial delisting of Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant from state Superfund list Friday, May 1, 2020

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has removed soil and surface water at the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) from the state’s Superfund list.