News Releases: November 2020

Registration for state’s estimated 18,000 feedlots moves to online service Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Livestock feedlot owners and operators can now register their feedlots and manure storage areas online with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).

MPCA reports: Water quality in the Clearwater River Watershed improves because of strong local partnerships Wednesday, November 18, 2020

According to two new MPCA reports, many of the waters in the Clearwater River Watershed meet the state’s fishable and swimmable goals.

Minnesota to invest another $400,000 to help companies expand recycling markets Monday, November 16, 2020

The MPCA is accepting applications for $400,000 in available grants to help Minnesota organizations increase their use of recycled materials.

MPCA releases draft minor amendment to Water Gremlin’s air permit Friday, November 13, 2020

The MPCA released a draft minor amendment to Water Gremlin’s air permit. Water Gremlin has proposed to convert one solvent-based coater to a non-solvent curing process using ultraviolet light.

MPCA requires stringent water quality requirements for Enbridge’s Line 3 project Thursday, November 12, 2020

The MPCA today issued its most stringent 401 water quality certification to date to Enbridge Energy for the Line 3 pipeline replacement project. In addition, the MPCA approved the capped air emissions and wastewater permit for Line 3.

MPCA to fund up to 22 new charging stations to make electric vehicles more convenient and climate-friendly Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The MPCA announced $170,000 in grants available to help install up to 22 additional dual-port electric vehicle (EV) Level 2 charging stations in public places and workplace locations.