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Minnesota Tries to Address Septic Contamination in Waterways

Officials with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are working to identify the effects of failing septic systems across the state.

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Community members discussing proposed Mississippi River- Sartell Watershed Project (Photo by: Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
Community members discussing proposed Mississippi River- Sartell Watershed Project (Photo by: Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
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MN Pollution Control Agency to Assess Quality of Mississippi River- Sartell Watershed

Your drinking water may be tasting better and safer in the near future. A project team with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking a closer look at the Mississippi River- Sartell Watershed.

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MPCA: High Lead Counts Causing Concern In Lynden Township

Test results are showing some high metal counts in a couple private wells in Stearns County's Lynden Township. Lynden Township is just to the southeast of St. Cloud. Steve Mikkelson is an Information Officer for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

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State Officials Asks Ford To Examine Dump Site

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking Ford Motor Company to examine a dump site at its former St. Paul plant this month to make sure it is free of contamination.

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Toxic Blue-Green Algae Forming on Little Rock Lake

Reports of toxic blue-green algae are starting to appear on Little Rock Lake near Rice.

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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Coalition Slams MPCA Report That Favors 10-Cent Deposit [AUDIO]

A battle may be brewing over how we recycle our bottles in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has released a report that calls for a switch to a 10-cent deposit on beverage containers.

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Flickr, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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MPCA Releases Wild Rice Sulfate Studies

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency plans to make preliminary recommendations by the end of February on whether state standards to protect wild rice from sulfates should be changed.

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Mississippi River Bridge View
Mississippi River Bridge View
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Minnesota Kicks Off Large Study of Mississippi River

State pollution officials have begun monitoring the Upper Mississippi River to study its health in terms of aquatic life, recreation and fish consumption. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will take water chemistry samples over two years and analyze them by late 2015.

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Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Affects Minnesota

Smoke from Canadian wildfires is affecting air quality across Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says monitors across the state are measuring elevated levels of fine particle pollution. Satellite imagery indicates the Canadian smoke is blanketing much of Minnesota.

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Verso Paper (Facebook)
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Sartell Mill Site May Involve Environmental Cleanup Costs

The buyers of the closed Sartell paper mill will likely have to have an environmental assessment done on the property as part of any redevelopment plans.

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