'It's Time For Them To Get Their Act Together': Company Fined Over Pollution-Control EquipmentA Twin Cities plant that released a toxic chemical into the air for years faces new fines.
Legislative Auditor Will Investigate PolyMet Water PermitMinnesota's legislative auditor will investigate concerns over how state regulators handled an important water quality permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Air Quality Alert Issued In Parts Of Minnesota, Including Twin CitiesThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an "Air Quality Alert" that is expected to worsen Friday to unhealthy levels for central and south central Minneapolis.
Minnesota Lakes Show Too-High Chloride Levels, With Road Salt The Big CulpritIt's estimated that about 350,000 tons of road salt are used each year in the Twin Cities. It also doesn't help when winter weather lingers into spring.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency OKs PolyMet PermitsThe Department of Natural Resources last month granted PolyMet the key permit for the project, a permit to mine.
Permit Denied For Large Hog Farm In Southeastern MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has denied a permit for a large hog farm proposed for Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota.
MPCA Issues Air Quality Alert For TC Metro, Central MNAn air quality alert has been issued for the Twin Cities and parts of central Minnesota.
Air Quality Alert Extended To Southern Half Of MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says an air quality alert – already issued for the northern half of the state – has been extended to include the southern half.
Air Quality Alert Issued For The WeekendThe MPCA says they're issuing an air quality alert due to smoke from wildfires in western Canada.
MPCA Warns Of Blue-Green Algae BoomThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is warning people about blue-green algae.
White Bear Lake Home Built On Car Battery CasesBurnell and Sue Brown have a million dollar view in White Bear Leak, but their foundation hides a serious problem.
MPCA Releases Plan On How VW Settlement Money Will Be UsedThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will announce the state's plan for investing the money it got from the Volkswagen emissions settlement on Wednesday.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Closing Willmar OfficeThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is permanently closing its Willmar Office on Friday.
MPCA Hearings On Water Quality Standard Set To BeginThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency kicks off a week of public hearings across the state Monday on changing a water quality standard that's meant to protect wild rice.
Muddy Minnesota River Straining By Increased Water FlowThe Minnesota River is straining from a big increase in water flow and the resulting sediment is offsetting slim gains in water quality.