Owner failed to properly maintain stockpiles of manure and feed, resulting in discharges to nearby shoreland, creek.
Company failed to notify MPCA of equipment removal and construction projects
New draft reports released by the MPCA find that the majority of monitored stream sections and lakes in the Minnesota River Headwaters Watershed are not meeting water quality standards.
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.
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.
The MPCA today released its environmental assessment of a project to remove decades-old legacy pollution from the Munger Landing area in Duluth.
MPCA announced awards of more than $2.1 million in grants for its innovative electric school bus pilot project.
The MPCA is proposing to add 305 water bodies with 417 new impairments to the state’s impaired waters list; thirty-one waters to be removed because of improving water quality.
The MPCA is now accepting applications for grant funding to help expand or improve recycling and composting programs in Greater Minnesota.
According to a MPCA enforcement investigation, Crenlo Cab Products, LLC, failed to meet several air quality and hazardous waste permit requirements in 2019 and 2020.
According to an MPCA enforcement investigation, Boise White Paper LLC in International Falls discharged approximately 1.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater to the Rainy River as a result of power outages in October 2020 and May 2021.
After a four-year investigation, the MPCA found Al-Corn Clean Fuel LLC had uncontrolled emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulate matter, and nitrogen oxide emissions in 2018-19.
Denco II LLC consistently exceeded pollutant limits in its industrial wastewater and stormwater discharges at its ethanol production facility in Morris.
Hawkins, Inc., has corrected multiple aboveground storage tank violations at one of its bulk chemical storage facilities in St. Paul.
MPCA announces approximately $1 million in grant funds available to replace or improve heavy-duty off-road diesel equipment eligible under the federal Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA).
Protection strategies are crucial to protect water quality of lakes and streams in the watersheds bordering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota according to four draft reports by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
The MPCA and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today released a drinking water supply plan for the 14 communities impacted by 3M’s PFAS contamination in the East Metro.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) closed 90 enforcement cases for air quality, waste, stormwater, and wastewater violations in the first half of 2021.
Kerry Biofunctional Ingredients, Inc., a maker of food ingredients and flavors, violated several state environmental regulations, including illegal discharges into area wetlands and failing to obtain or renew required permits.
This year’s persistent hot, dry conditions are increasing the potential for algal blooms, including the kind that can be harmful to people and pets.
The MPCA is offering more than $1.7 million to replace old diesel school buses with new, cleaner diesel, propane, or natural gas models.