The MPCA issued an air quality alert for east-central and southeast Minnesota, effective Friday, July 3, from 12 p.m. through 8 p.m.
Koda Energy, LLC, has agreed to pay a $20,000 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of air-emission violations, dating back to 2017, at its biomass energy generation facility in Shakopee.
Cummins Power Generation, Inc., has paid a $10,278 civil penalty to the MPCA for a series of air quality violations at its facility in Fridley.
The MPCA today announced that $1.1 million in grant funds is available to replace or improve heavy-duty off-road diesel equipment eligible under the federal Diesel Emission Reduction Act.
CMI Coatings Group, Inc., has paid a $12,100 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for a series of air quality violations.
Cambria Company, a producer of natural stone surfaces for countertops and other uses, has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $10,200 to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for environmental violations at its Le Sueur facility.
Lakeside Foods, a producer of frozen and canned food products, has paid a civil penalty of $11,225 to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for environmental violations at its Owatonna facility.
Spring Prairie Hutterian Brethren, Inc., a Hutterite colony near Hawley, has agreed to pay a $10,500 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for violations related to stockpiling and burning solid waste on the community’s property in Clay County.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency today released its environmental assessment worksheet for the expansion of the Van Ede swine farm in Nobles County.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is recognizing 311 Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities for outstanding permit compliance for the period between October 2018 and September 2019.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its draft five-year feedlot general permit, which covers about 1,200 large feedlots in Minnesota.
MPCA determines that petitions on water crossing methods and other issues meet the threshold for granting a hearing.
The majority of streams in the Mississippi River-La Crescent Area Watershed meet water quality standards, according to new reports by the MPCA.
According to new draft reports by MPCA, the Mississippi River – Brainerd Area Watershed has a mix of good water quality that needs protecting, and lakes and streams with high levels of bacteria and do not meet fish and swim standards.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is looking to fund innovative programs and projects that prevent wasted food and/or help distribute it to people experiencing food insecurity, especially those in underrepresented communities.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is now accepting applications from community-focused individuals who’d like to become Minnesota GreenCorps members.
The MPCA today released its environmental assessment worksheet for the proposed Forsman Farms, Inc. poultry farm in Meeker County.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is now offering grants designed to help create a strong, sustainable market for recyclable materials.
The Clean Water Council is pleased to announce the appointment of four new council members, three appointed by Governor Walz and one by the Senate Republican Caucus.
The Cloquet River Watershed has very good overall water quality, and forest protection is critical to preserve it, according to a draft report recently released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local partners.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has removed soil and surface water at the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) from the state’s Superfund list.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has proposed site-specific water quality standards for salinity in the Rock River downstream from the City of Luverne’s wastewater treatment plant.
Lake Pepin in southeast Minnesota is close to meeting its custom water-quality standard designed to minimize algae, with more work needed upstream to meet the goal, according to a study recently released by the MPCA.
The Winnebago River Watershed in southern Minnesota faces several water quality challenges, but local partners have made significant progress in reducing pollutants and improving water quality.
The MPCA is extending the public comment period for the Enbridge Line 3 project to Friday, April 10. The extended comment period will still allow the MPCA to review and respond to all public comments and meet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s current August 15 deadline.