Two new reports by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) show water quality in the Rapid River Watershed near Baudette in far north-central Minnesota is generally good.
News Releases: December 2021
According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation, mismanagement of feed and manure storage areas at Five Star Dairy, near Gaylord, allowed manure contaminated runoff to drain into nearby Buffalo Creek in the spring of 2021.
According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation, Carver County and Veit Companies, LLC, failed to adequately use sediment control measures during summer 2021 construction at the Trunk Highway 5 Regional Trail.
Climate change is chipping away at Minnesota’s winter ice, according to data by the MPCA and DNR. On average, the state has lost 10 to 14 days of lake ice over the past 50 years.
According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Holst Township and Triple D Construction & Leasing, Inc., completed a road project in July 2020, without obtaining required construction stormwater permits.
The MPCA today released its final supplemental environmental impact statement analysis for the proposed expansion of the Burnsville Sanitary Landfill, determining the expansion would not affect groundwater quality.