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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

July 1, 2017
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MPCA fines Willmar $18,500 after stormwater audit
July 1, 2017 - 6:49am
April 29, 2017

An aerial view of the Willmar chain of lakes, including from top to bottom: Foot, Willmar, Swan and Skataas.
With big project on tap at Robbins Island, time to focus on water quality in Willmar's chain of lakes
April 29, 2017 - 6:22am
March 30, 2017
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
March 30, 2017 - 2:51pm
January 31, 2017
MPCA completes enforcement cases
January 31, 2017 - 5:26am
August 29, 2016
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The Chippewa River Project is aiming to increase the amount of perennial cover in the watershed to improve water quality. Part of that effort included last summer’s Simon Lake Bio-Blitz, shown here, where participants could view the benefits of perennial cover. Two reports on water quality in the watershed are  available for public comment until Sept. 7.
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
June 8, 2016
Sugar co-op prepares for stricter rules
June 8, 2016 - 12:16am
May 19, 2016
A report outlining plans to address water quality issues in the Yellow Medicine River and tributary streams in the watershed is now available for public review. The Yellow Medicine River is a major contributor to the Minnesota River. It is shown here a few miles upstream of its confluence with the Minnesota River. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Studies of water quality in Yellow Medicine River Watershed released
May 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
April 20, 2016
MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Redwood County
April 20, 2016 - 9:39pm
March 23, 2016
MPCA commissioner creates environmental justice advisory group
March 23, 2016 - 11:17pm
February 25, 2016
Hultgren named to MPCA advisory board
February 25, 2016 - 8:50pm
January 14, 2016
Minnesota Pollution Control Commissioner John Linc Stine talks about clean-water proposals as Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger look on. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Dayton's public works agenda would benefit small towns
January 14, 2016 - 9:07pm
August 31, 2015
MPCA seeks public comments on proposed feedlot expansion
August 31, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 11, 2015
Baker urges utility commissioners to stay informed on energy issues
August 11, 2015 - 12:00am
July 20, 2015
MPCA completes enforcement cases
July 20, 2015 - 11:37pm
July 9, 2015
Lakes are safe despite recent infections, officials say
July 9, 2015 - 11:58pm