Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Global refining news: 29 August 2014

FranceTotal SA has announced that due to the expected decreases in fuel demand, the company is going to adapt its processing capacity in France according to consumer demand levels. The company has so far halted producing surplus levels of oil products ... [Published Energy Global - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

SWCDs seek involvement in river watershed

The Koochiching Soil & Water Conservation District is collaborating with Itasca SWCD and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to work with local officials and citizens to ensure the health of the Bigfork River and Littlefork River watersheds.Subscription ... [Published International Falls Daily Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

St. Louis River clearing first cleanup hurdle

Susan Hedman, Great Lakes National Program manager for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, is scheduled to join state and local officials today (Friday) at a news conference on the Duluth waterfront proclaiming the estuary as better-looking, ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

First-of-its-kind stormwater crediting system

The state of Minnesota has just developed a first-of-its kind formula and credit system that is transforming the way communities think about trees and stormwater management - and can potentially help them save thousands of dollars by investing in trees ... [Published Public Works Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

MPCA opens comment period on intent to reissue wastewater treatment facility permit

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announces its intent to re-issue a state disposal system permit to Leech Lake Resort Management, LLC, Duluth, for the Trapper’s Landing Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1812 Merit Road NW., Pine Lake Township. ... [Published Pilot-Independent - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Eco Experience highlights green living

The 2014 Eco Experience presented by the Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shows demos every hour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. all about green technology, environmentally-focused living and easy everyday conservation tips.The Sustainability ... [Published KMSP-TV - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Refinery fined for mishandling wastewater with benzene

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency fined the company $40,000 for that and other violations, mostly related to improper toxic chemical storage at the St. Paul Park facility. The civil penalty was part of a stipulation agreement between the MPCA and ... [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

New: St Louis River clean-up project is flowing along

at 6:12 PM CDTDuluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- Progress is flowing on the St. Louis River clean up"It's gonna start on Radio Tower Bay just upstream from here. Grassy Point will be another one, and um, on the Superior side there's the pickle ponds that will ... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental study required for CD Corp

A silica sand hauling business along Winona's harbor has been ordered to do an environmental study before changing its permit.Winona based CD Corp has been told by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that an Environmental Assessment Worksheet must ... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bygones for Aug. 25

Posted Today at 8:58 p.m.News Tribune, Aug. 25, 1974Eight buses and a caravan of more than 60 cars are scheduled to leave the Arena Auditorium parking lot this morning to take part in a Duluth Day observance this afternoon at the Minnesota State Fair ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

BH : Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) / North-America / USA [0:0]

EDIS Number: BH-20140819-44964-USA Date / time: 19/08/2014 03:09:16 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota City: Rice Description: Reports ... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

Warm Minnesota weather sets conditions for blue-green algae to flourish

RICE, Minn. — The recent stretch of warm, calm weather has brought good conditions for blue-green algae in Minnesota lakes, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.This year's heavy rains in May and June washed a large amount of nutrients ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 16 2014]

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"Enbridge recognizes the rights of people to express their views legally and peacefully and discuss Enbridge's business and projects," Haase said. "We encourage active discussions on our projects; as long as there is no danger to our pipelines or anyone's safety. Enbridge will continue to actively engage in dialogue with communities and individuals in areas where we have operations."
"Trees are the oldest form of green infrastructure in cities, but the urban forest is now broken,” said Peter Macdonagh, of Kestrel Design Group. “Planting trees in appropriate quantities of good soil and using stormwater and its nutrients to irrigate is beneficial to the urban forest and reduces city taxes by tens of millions of dollars. Minnesota's visionary rule incentivizing correct tree-planting to manage urban stormwater will clean our lakes, rivers and oceans to be safely swimmable and fishable."
...Going forward we'll make sure we're asking for what we might need in the future." He added, "We're really now looking at pulling back the amendment proposal and starting over with a new one." Nisbit said that he had just received the notice last Friday and had not made any decisions yet
"Our composting program all started with the corn cobs," Franzmeier said. "Every year we try to grow it a little more, so as you can see we have lemon peels and potato peels."

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Toxic algae in Lac qui Parle Lake in Milan [Published Montevideo American News - 21 hours ago]
Global refining news: 29 August 2014 [Published Energy Global - Aug 29 2014]
CD Corp may look to expand shipping frac sand o... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
St. Louis River clearing first cleanup hurdle [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Honor the Earth rallies at Enbridge offices aga... [Published Grand Forks Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Otter Tail County has a brush with the Sandpipe... [Published Perham Focus - Aug 29 2014]
First-of-its-kind stormwater crediting system [Published Public Works Online - Aug 28 2014]
Opponents of Afton wastewater project cry foul [Published Woodbury Bulletin - Aug 28 2014]
MPCA opens comment period on intent to reissue ... [Published Pilot-Independent - Aug 28 2014]
SWCDs seek involvement in river watershed [Published International Falls Daily Journal - Aug 28 2014]
New sugarbeet receiving station under construct... [Published Sugar Producer - Aug 28 2014]
River Congress sets meetings [Published West Central Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
County seeks state grant for natural area project [Published Coon Rapids Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Times Writers Group: Red tape challenges reduci... [Published St. Cloud Times - Aug 28 2014]
CD Corp may increase sand barge request [Published Winona Post Online - Aug 27 2014]
Eco Experience highlights green living [Published KMSP-TV - Aug 27 2014]
Letters to the editor: Woodbury lawns an algae ... [Published Woodbury Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
Mille Lacs County - Board agreeable to issues [Published Mille Lacs Messenger - Aug 27 2014]
Refinery fined for mishandling wastewater with ... [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 27 2014]
State Fair aims to be zero-waste event [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 27 2014]
St. Paul Park refinery fined in benzene wastewa... [Published South Washington County Bulletin - Aug 26 2014]
New: St Louis River clean-up project is flowing... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - Aug 26 2014]
Ford dump site: Should it be cleaned up? [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 26 2014]
Environmental study required for CD Corp [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 25 2014]
Bygones for Aug. 25 [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
Green Corps member completes her assignment [Published Hutchinson Leader - Aug 23 2014]
DNR: Consider rerouting proposed Sandpiper pipe... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
St. Paul Park refinery fined $40,000 for toxic ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Riding against the current [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Aug 21 2014]
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BH : Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) / North-A... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Aug 19 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140819-44964-USA Date / time: 19/08/2014 03:09:16 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota City: Rice Description: Reports ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 19 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140819-44964-USA Date / time: 19/08/2014 03:09:16 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota Location: Rice [Little Rock Lake] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N ...
Minnesota Power settles with the EPA over New S... [Published FierceEnergy - Jul 17 2014]
A settlement between Minnesota Power, a utility division of Allete, Inc., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been reached that resolves alleged violations of the New Source Review provisions ...
Minnesota Power Finalizes Environmental Agreeme... [Published EON Environment - Jul 16 2014]
DULUTH, Minn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE), has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged ...
Minnesota Power Finalizes Environmental Agreeme... [Published EON Energy - Jul 16 2014]
DULUTH, Minn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE), has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged ...
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