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.
Groups Drop Lawsuit Over Expired Minntac Mine Water PermitEnvironmental groups have dropped a lawsuit against Minnesota regulators for allowing U.S. Steel's Minntac iron mine to operate a waste pit on a long-expired permit, saying they reached a deal with the state that achieved their primary goal.
Environmental Groups Sue Minn. Over Minntac PollutionThree environmental groups have sued the state of Minnesota, accusing it of letting North America's largest taconite mining operation pollute lakes and streams for decades.
NE Mpls. Metal Recycling Plant Agrees To Help Curb Air PollutionState pollution officials say that a northeast Minneapolis metal recycling plant has agreed to voluntarily reduce dust generated at its business.
MPCA: Court Orders Northern Metals To Shut Down Part Of N. Mpls. OperationsA Ramsey Count District judge has ordered Northern Metals – a metal shredding and recovery company – to shut down a portion of its operations in north Minneapolis, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Air Pollution Advisory Issued For Eastern, Southern Minn.The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory for eastern and southern Minnesota.
MPCA Moves To Shut Down N. Mpls. Metal Shredder, Cites Air PollutionThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is accusing Northern Metal Recycling of providing misleading information and polluting the air in north Minneapolis -- with the facility's metal shredder being the main culprit.
Minnesota Beet Co-op To Pay $1.5M For Pollution ViolationsThe Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle air and water quality violations.