The MPCA has released reports on water-quality problems in the Roseau River and the Snake-Middle Rivers watersheds.
News Releases: September 2020
Martin Zuponcic (Cook, Minn.) has paid a $19,325 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of hazardous waste violations at SurTec, Inc., a former chrome-plating business in Eveleth.
Farmers Union Industries, LLC, has agreed to pay $130,000 for wastewater overflow and other violations at its Central Bi-Products rendering plants in Redwood Falls and Long Prairie.
The MPCA today released its draft water-quality permit for the Prairie River Minerals demonstration project near Coleraine.
The Environmental Quality Board’s 2020 State Water Plan and the MPCA's Nutrient Reduction Strategy Progress Update call for collaboration, action, and integrating climate change mitigation and adaptability into all levels of water planning.
Every day, Minnesotans are experiencing the adverse effects of climate change. As part of Climate Week in Minnesota, the MPCA launched two digital initiatives to draw attention to climate issues: Our Minnesota Climate, a new interagency website about the state’s integrated climate initiatives, and a social media campaign about the effects of climate change happening across Minnesota here and now.
According to new draft reports released by the MPCA, surface waters in the Mississippi River – Sartell Watershed are in fair condition, but phosphorus and E. coli pollution are threatening aquatic life and recreation in several streams and lakes.
Koda Energy LLC has paid a $13,600 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of air-emission violations at its biomass energy generation facility in Shakopee.
The MPCA and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a $700 million drinking water protection plan for the Twin Cities East Metropolitan Area.
The MPCA has granted a 30-day extension for comments on a proposed dairy operation in Norman County to allow additional public review of information related to groundwater availability.