News Releases: June 2021

Lakehead Trucking in Duluth improperly discharged floor-drain waste at its Duluth facility Tuesday, June 15, 2021

According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Lakehead Trucking, Inc., discharged wastes from a network of floor drains directly into the ground around its main shop in Duluth.

MPCA reviews 12,000-head dairy feedlot proposed in Traverse County Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The MPCA today released its draft permit and an environmental assessment worksheet for Riverview LLP’s Twelvemile Dairy, a proposed 12,000-head jersey dairy feedlot in Traverse County.

ADM facility in Red Wing receives multiple air emissions violations Tuesday, June 8, 2021

According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s  oilseed crushing and vegetable oil refining facility in Red Wing committed multiple air pollution violations between 2017 and 2019.

MPCA studies show water quality below standards in Lac qui Parle Watershed Monday, June 7, 2021

Two new draft reports released by the MPCA find the majority of monitored stream waters in the Lac qui Parle River Watershed are not meeting water quality standards.

Ever Cat Fuels to pay $300,000 for air quality violations and failing to have required permit at Isanti facility Monday, June 7, 2021

Ever Cat Fuels, LLC, will pay a $300,000 civil penalty to the MPCA for air quality violations at its biodiesel production facility in Isanti.

MPCA announces short-term solution to expand four Twin Cities metro landfills Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The MPCA has recommended expanding four south metro landfills to accommodate 5.6 million tons of new garbage over the next seven years.