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Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
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Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
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Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
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Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
August 25, 2017
Carp removal a solution nobody wants to pay for on Lake Winona
There are some very happy carp these days, poking around in Lake Winona's shallow waters. They take part of the blame for a lake so yucky that...
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
February 24, 2017
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local partners have developed plans to restore and protect water quality in the Long Prairie River watershed in Central Minnesota. A Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) report is open for public review and comment through...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
October 5, 2016
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
Fall is a busy time for farmers, not only for the crop harvest. Livestock producers will apply billions of gallons or pounds of stored manure to fertilize next year's crop. Manure application requires proper techniques to get the most value from fertilizer and avoid polluting waters...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
July 24, 2015
Brandon farm fined for feedlot violations
A Brandon farm was one of 52 entities in 32 counties that received penalties from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) during the second quarter of 2015. The Joe Wagner Farm of Brandon was fined $12,000 for feedlot violations. Penalties from all 52 cases for the quarter...
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
For the love of water: Become a volunteer water monitor
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking volunteers for its Citizen Stream and Citizen Lake Monitoring Programs. These programs give Minnesotans the opportunity to participate in the long-term protection of lakes and streams by collecting valuable information the...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
TWF Industries pays $9,030 for MPCA violation
In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. One local company was among the cases. TWF Industries, a metal finishing company...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Impaired water identified, restoration plans are next
Lakes Winona, Henry, Agnes have excess chloride
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 2, 2014
What are Minnesotans really throwing away?
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently released a waste composition report, which highlights trends of recycling in Minnesota. The study investigated what Minnesotans are throwing into the garbage and how much.
January 2, 2014 - 3:12pm
December 24, 2013
Ten lakes, 20 streams removed from 2014 draft Impaired Water List
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently announced the draft 2014 Impaired Waters List, which will be open for public comment in January. Ten lakes and 20 streams reaching across Minnesota have been removed from this year’s list. “In recent years, thanks in part...
December 24, 2013 - 8:44am
July 2, 2010
Report environmental complaints to MPCA online
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently launched its new online Complaint Tracker system. Citizens with environmental complaints can now fill out an online form available via the MPCA website and click to send it directly to an MPCA inspector. The MPCA receives about...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am