Protection strategies are crucial to protect water quality of lakes and streams in the watersheds bordering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota according to four draft reports by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
News Releases: August 2021
The MPCA and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today released a drinking water supply plan for the 14 communities impacted by 3M’s PFAS contamination in the East Metro.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) closed 90 enforcement cases for air quality, waste, stormwater, and wastewater violations in the first half of 2021.
Kerry Biofunctional Ingredients, Inc., a maker of food ingredients and flavors, violated several state environmental regulations, including illegal discharges into area wetlands and failing to obtain or renew required permits.
This year’s persistent hot, dry conditions are increasing the potential for algal blooms, including the kind that can be harmful to people and pets.