The MPCA is advising pet owners to check water conditions when dogs are playing near lakes or slow-flowing streams.
The St. Louis River is one step closer to becoming healthier than it has been in a generation. And today’s river enthusiasts are invited to comment on the plan designed to achieve that goal.
Gold’n Plump Farms recently installed and operated a new boiler and pelletizing equipment, but did so without first having the proper permit in hand.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking proposals for projects that will reduce nonpoint source pollution in Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and streams.
A new report by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization (LMRWMO) recommends restoring or protecting five water bodies in northern Dakota County and southern Ramsey County.
The MPCA has completed an Environmental Assessment Worksheet on the proposed expansion and it is open for public comment through July 9, 2014.
Pirkl Gas Inc. plans to more than double its storage capacity for propane gas at 204 Mineral Springs Road in Owatonna.
The City of Hayfield is planning improvements to its wastewater treatment plant that will benefit downstream waters, including the Zumbro River.
Water quality experts will kick off a multi-year intensive protection and restoration process for the Rainy River-Headwaters watershed at a public informational meeting on June 19, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
The city took this step to keep wastewater from backing up into the basements of an estimated 1,000 homes and acted after the MPCA)gave the city permission to bypass the untreated sewage.
Fish will certainly one of the important topics included in upcoming meetings about the St. Louis River’s water quality.
Hawkins, Inc. has proposed an expansion to an existing chemical storage facility in Rosemount. The MPCA has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed expansion, and is making the document available for public comment through June 11, 2014.
Burning tires is a bad idea for human and environmental health. Using hazardous waste to start tires on fire is an even worse idea.
Monitoring crews from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) are beginning the seventh of a ten-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams, and lakes in Minnesota. This work is funded by the Clean Water Fund from the constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2008.
Now that the reports have been finalized, state and local agencies will focus on projects to reduce the level of pollution.
The MPCA offers text message or email alerts for residents who want to be notified about air quality in their area.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is recruiting volunteers to help track water quality changes in lakes and streams across the state.
Though it seems this harsh winter will never end, the big spring thaw has arrived across much of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is asking citizens to document one of the most important indicators of spring for our state – the date on which ice disappears from a lake, or lake ice-off.
In addition to paying a $32,000 penalty, the company has agreed to develop a system to capture and reuse wastewater and stormwater at another one of its facilities.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) published in the Dec. 23, 2014 “Minnesota State Register” their proposal to delete one Minneapolis site – the Bassett Creek/Irving Avenue Dump site ‒ from the State of Minnesota Permanent List of Priorities (PLP), Minnesota’s list of state Superfund sites.