According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Boise White Paper LLC in International Falls discharged approximately 1.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater to the Rainy River as a result of power outages in October 2020 and May 2021.
News Releases: September 2021
After a four-year investigation, the MPCA found Al-Corn Clean Fuel LLC had uncontrolled emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulate matter, and nitrogen oxide emissions in 2018-19.
Denco II LLC consistently exceeded pollutant limits in its industrial wastewater and stormwater discharges at its ethanol production facility in Morris.
Hawkins, Inc., has corrected multiple aboveground storage tank violations at one of its bulk chemical storage facilities in St. Paul.
MPCA announces approximately $1 million in grant funds available to replace or improve heavy-duty off-road diesel equipment eligible under the federal Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA).