MPCA to host news conferences announcing midpoint results of 10-year watershed review

Contact: Cathy Rofshus, 507-206-2608

Event: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has reached the midpoint of their first-ever comprehensive look at water quality throughout Minnesota. The report gives a snapshot of where there are challenges and why, and what some solutions are for each region of the state.

Who: Assistant MPCA Commissioner Rebecca Flood, Statewide Monitoring Manager Glenn Skuta and Monitoring Network Supervisor Lee Ganske, Southern Minnesota Watershed Division Manager Wayne Cords

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 11:30 a.m.

Where: MPCA Conference Room, 12 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 2165, Mankato

Note: Photo and video opportunities of monitoring on the Le Sueur River available immediately following the Mankato news conference

A news conference on this report will also be held in the Veterans' Affairs building in St. Paul at 10:30 a.m, featuring Governor Mark Dayton, MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine, and MPCA Director Shannon Lotthammer.