The MPCA has completed another step towards the cleanup of the Ponds behind Erie Pier project, one of 11 MPCA remediation projects in the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
The MPCA today released a draft 401 water quality certification for Northshore Mining Company and is asking for public input on the draft certification.
Crown Cork & Seal, a company that makes packaging products, has agreed to pay a $60,173 civil penalty to the MPCA for air quality violations at its manufacturing facility in Owatonna.
River Country Cooperative has paid a $15,988 civil penalty to the MPCA for petroleum storage tank violations at its facility in South St. Paul.
The St. Croix River, treasured for its natural features, cultural significance, and exceptional fishing and boating, is heralded by officials in Wisconsin and Minnesota as a shining example of successful water protection.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its second of two draft permits for Prairie River Minerals.
As of May 2020, new stoves and outdoor boilers must be certified to new emission standards to be sold or installed in Minnesota.
Today the MPCA announced several metro water bodies now have new protective water and fish consumption values for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), one of the most studied per - and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
The MPCA has released reports on water-quality problems in the Roseau River and the Snake-Middle Rivers watersheds,
Martin Zuponcic, of Cook, Minn., has paid a $19,325 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of hazardous waste violations at SurTec, Inc., a former chrome-plating business in Eveleth.
Farmers Union Industries, LLC, has agreed to pay $130,000 for wastewater overflow and other violations at its Central Bi-Products rendering plants in Redwood Falls and Long Prairie.
The MPCA today released its draft water-quality permit for the Prairie River Minerals demonstration project near Coleraine.
The Environmental Quality Board’s 2020 State Water Plan and the MPCA's Nutrient Reduction Strategy Progress Update call for collaboration, action, and integrating climate change mitigation and adaptability into all levels of water planning.
Every day, Minnesotans are experiencing the adverse effects of climate change. As part of Climate Week in Minnesota, the MPCA launched two digital initiatives to draw attention to climate issues: Our Minnesota Climate, a new interagency website about the state’s integrated climate initiatives, and a social media campaign about the effects of climate change happening across Minnesota here and now.
According to new draft reports released by the MPCA, surface waters in the Mississippi River – Sartell Watershed are in fair condition, but phosphorus and E. coli pollution are threatening aquatic life and recreation in several streams and lakes.
Koda Energy LLC has paid a $13,600 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of air-emission violations at its biomass energy generation facility in Shakopee.
The MPCA and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a $700 million drinking water protection plan for the Twin Cities East Metropolitan Area.
The MPCA has granted a 30-day extension for comments on a proposed dairy operation in Norman County to allow additional public review of information related to groundwater availability.
The MPCA will host an online public informational meeting on Thursday, September 3, on its proposal to reissue the Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District's wastewater treatment permit with a variance.
The MPCA announced today it will fund the installation of up to 38 additional fast charging stations in Greater Minnesota, extending the existing EV highway corridor network by more than 2,500 miles.
Duluth Ready Mix Concrete Inc. has agreed to pay a $12,300 civil penalty to the MPCA for stormwater violations at its gravel pit in Canyon, about 35 miles northwest of Duluth.
The MPCA released its draft permit and an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for Riverview LLP’s proposed Waukon Dairy, a 10,500-head dairy feedlot located about five miles southeast of Gary in Norman County.
According to a new draft report released by the MPCA, the Upper Mississippi River from near Grand Rapids to Brainerd is in good condition overall, but has excess sediment in the water in some areas.
Mesabi Metallics Co. LLC has applied to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to reissue its air quality permit.
The MPCA released its draft permit and an environmental assessment worksheet for Aggen Farms’ proposed expansion of its swine facility in Nobles County.