Muddy Minnesota River Straining By Increased Water FlowThe Minnesota River is straining from a big increase in water flow and the resulting sediment is offsetting slim gains in water quality.
MPCA Issues Air Quality Alert For Central, Eastern MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an air quality alert for central and eastern Minnesota until 8 Friday night.
MPCA Issues Air Quality Alert For Large Portion Of MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air quality alert for southwest, western and central Minnesota due to fine particle pollution caused by wildfires in Canada.
Minnesota PCA Proposes Changes In Wild Rice ProtectionMinnesota regulators have released proposed rule changes meant to protect wild rice from sulfate pollution.
Researchers Hope To Predict Blue-Green Algae OutbreaksSix Minnesota lakes are currently being studied for the conditions that produce dangerous blue-green algae.
Study: Road Salt In Lakes, Rivers May Wipe Out Aquatic LifeTwin Cities lakes and rivers face a pollution threat that could wipe out fish and other aquatic life by 2050.
Kansas Fires Lead To Western Minn. Air Quality AlertThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for western parts of the state because of smoke from Kansas fires.
MPCA President: Trump's EPA Grant Cuts Would 'Wreak Havoc'A Minnesota official who heads a group that represents state environmental agencies nationwide says the Trump administration's proposed cuts to Environmental Protection Agency grant programs would cripple their ability to protect air, land and water.
Northern Metals To Move Shredder Out Of Mpls., Settles Lawsuit For $2.5MA metal recycler, Northern Metals Recycling, is moving out of north Minneapolis after settling a lawsuit with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
US Steel Takes On Minnesota EPA Over Minntac PermitU.S. Steel has gone to court in a dispute with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency over pollution limits for its Minntac iron mining operations.
EPA: Landowners Must Pay $60M For Burnsville Landfill CleanupThe federal government has sent out 180 letters to businesses, cities and even school districts, saying they will have to pay the estimated $60-million cost of cleaning up a toxic landfill in Burnsville.
Minnesota PCA Issues Air Quality Alert For Twin CitiesThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality advisory, which affects the entire Twin Cities metro area.

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Good Question
Best Of Minnesota
Excellent Educator

Watch & Listen LIVE