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Tests Find Big Sandy Lake Water Safe

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says tests find bacterial levels are safe at Big Sandy Lake near McGregor.

07/19/2012

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Dayton Appoints New Minn. Pollution Watchdog

There’s a new chief Minnesota pollution watchdog.

05/01/2012

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MPCA: Streamlined Permit Process Yields Success

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.

02/07/2012

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MPCA Board Approves Keetac Expansion

United States Steel Corp. has moved a major step closer to proceeding with a $300 million expansion of its taconite operation in Keewatin.

10/25/2011

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MPCA Warns Of Impending Risk Of Harmful Algae

As the Land of 10,000 Lakes starts to warm up, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is warning that warm weather makes conditions right for Minnesota lakes to produce harmful blooms of algae.

06/03/2011

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MPCA: Little Improvement In Minnesota River Basin

A new study says there’s been a lack of significant improvement over the past two decades in the health of aquatic life in the Minnesota River basin.

05/09/2011

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MPCA Cites Air Violations At Sugar Beet Plant

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has assessed a sugar beet plant a $50,400 civil penalty for air quality and storage tank violations.

01/05/2011

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MPCA Taking Comments On New 3M Discharge Permit

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking public comments on a new wastewater discharge permit for 3M Co.’s Cottage Grove manufacturing facility.

01/05/2011

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