CAPITOL CHATTER MPCA credits 1972 law for cleaning waters
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency sings praises of the federal Clean Water Act, passed in 1972.
The MPCA reminded Minnesotans that an Ohio river fouled with contaminants and inadequately treated... Posted on 10/19/12 at 2:49 PM
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) seeks volunteers to track the health of their favorite lake or stream through the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program or the Citizen Stream Monitoring Program.
ST. PAUL — In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 51 enforcement cases in 36 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2013.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Jerry Vogt from the city of Worthington-Worthington Industrial for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with their wastewater treatment permit during 2011.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently commended the work of 182 wastewater-treatment operators at the 74th annual Wastewater Operations Conference. Among the operators were the cities of Luverne and Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — Earlier this week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released its draft list of impaired waters for 2010.
Among the 147 lakes to be added to the list are Lake Okabena in Worthington, the west basin of Lake Ocheda in Nobles County, Flaherty Lake in Jackson County, Bloody and Lime lakes in Murray County, and Bean, Bingham, Eagle, Talcot and the north portion of Double lakes in Cottonwood County.
MARSHALL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Randy Hein, who has proposed expanding an existing operation by adding a 101- by 192-foot swine finishing barn with a maximum capacity of 2,400 head, in Section 28, Graham Lake Township, Nobles County. Combined with an existing barn housing 2,400 head, there will be a total of 4,800 head, or 1,440 animal units.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) issued an air pollution health advisory for the southern two-thirds of the state of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, Rochester, St. Cloud, Duluth and the Brainerd lakes area, effective today through Saturday.
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