STAFF BLOG 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 1:49 PM
Though portions of the Knife River were designated impaired earlier this month, Katrina Kessler, manager of the water assessment and environmental section of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, said the impairments won’t affect the majority of people who come in contact with the river.
She said the MPCA tests are more of an early warning system than a sign that water is dangerous to human health.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency board has approved new regulations to curb haze air pollution over northern Minnesota despite concerns from federal land managers and environmental groups that the rules don’t go far enough.
Jon Myers, Forum Newspapers
, December 17, 2009
From last week’s News-Chronicle, page 1 (top): In the context of an article about a public input session of the Lake Superior Binational Forum focused on water resource protection, “[Mayor] Glaser said balancing the economic need for development with natural resource protection was the most important issue in her city.”
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