U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Great Lakes

Report: Measure Great Lakes Cleanup Progress

A government report says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should do more to make sure a Great Lakes cleanup program is meeting its goals. Congress has spent about $1.3 billion on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative over the past four years.

11/08/2013

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Top EPA Official To Visit Revitalized Minn. Lake

A top official from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is getting an up-close look at a Minneapolis lake to highlight turnaround strategies for once-impaired waters. EPA Water Administrator Nancy Stoner planned Wednesday to tour Powderhorn Lake with a leader from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

09/25/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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3 Minn. Venues Honored For Cutting Food Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving a shout-out to three Minnesota venues for reducing their food waste.

11/16/2012

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EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to help federal agencies carry out two Great Lakes protection programs.

05/31/2012

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Very Small Radiation Level Detected In Minnesota

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has detected slightly elevated levels of radiation in rainwater in St. Paul. The EPA says elevated levels were expected after the March 11 tsunami in Japan and are not dangerous.

04/03/2011

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