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Report: Agricultural, Urban Runoff Contaminating Minnesota’s Waters

A new report from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shows a steady flow of problems into Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and streams.


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Legislators Look At Tougher Requirements To Protect Habitat

The Minnesota Legislature is beginning its consideration of Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal for stronger requirements that farmers leave buffer strips along drainage ditches and other waters.


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Trout Unlimited Celebrates Stream Restorations

Volunteers from Minnesota Trout Unlimited will plant native prairie grass on Friday to protect a newly restored section of the Twin Cities metro area’s biggest trout stream, the Vermillion River in Dakota County.


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Minnesota Adds 511 Bodies To Impaired Waters List

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 511 streams, lakes and other bodies to its updated impaired waters list.


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Study: Pharmaceuticals Taint Minnesota Streams

A government study finds that potentially harmful chemicals and pharmaceuticals are widespread in Minnesota streams.