Minnesota's statewide efforts related to TMDLs.
The U.S. EPA approved Minnesota's Statewide Mercury Total Maximum Daily Load study in March 2007.
High levels of suspended sediment flow through the Minnesota River and the South Metro portion of the Mississippi River. MPCA has developed a general strategy to achieve local sediment reduction goals.
MPCA is working with many others to reduce nutrients in Minnesota’s lakes and rivers, as well as downstream waters.
Minnesota has a growing salty water problem. A state chloride management plan will help guide action to protect Minnesota’s water resources from chloride pollution.