Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
The warm weather is fueling a potential health risk on area lakes. Algae blooms are starting to grow and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has a warning about a particular type — blue-green algae.
A Minnesota company that recycles metal to make aluminum alloy pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to failing to report pollutant emissions to the EPA and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), the Department of Justice said. .
The new head of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says he believes voluntary efforts by farmers can help the state move closer to cleaning up the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.
A concerned citizen who saw an online ad for mercury helped authorities locate 64 pounds of the potentially toxic chemical, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
There’s a new chief Minnesota pollution watchdog.
The citizens board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking another crack at approving rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views at Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Research begins this spring into the effects of sulfates in water on Minnesota’s wild rice stands.
The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a measure aimed at speeding up the environmental permitting process for businesses.
With diesel fuel prices climbing to $4 per gallon, Minnesota is offering long-haul truckers low-interest loans to help them save money, stay cool this summer and reduce pollution on overnight rest stops.
The public is invited to a conversation on water quality issues facing the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on Thursday in Red Wing.
Northshore Mining Co. has agreed to pay a penalty of over $240,000 for air-quality violations at its taconite plant in Silver Bay.
The Department of Natural Resources says it’s meeting a new 150-day target for approving or rejecting permit applications 99.6 percent of the time.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it’s achieving a 99 percent success rate in issuing environmental permits for construction of new projects and expansions of existing facilities within 150 days.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking for the public’s help in putting the state’s waters on a low-salt diet this winter.
Trash disposal is up in Minnesota and a state agency says that’s a good sign for the economy.