A fourth of southern Minnesota’s lakes and rivers are too tainted to use as drinking water, report says.
Updated: June 27, 2013, - 12:11 AM
Nitrogen contamination in southern Minnesota is so severe that 27 percent of the region’s lakes and rivers could not be used for drinking water, according to an unexpectedly blunt assessment of state water pollution released Wednesday.
Updated: June 26, 2013, - 06:05 PM
Foes who pointed to potential impact on eagles helped derail it.
Updated: June 20, 2013, - 09:32 PM
Roy Grow’s wisdom on achieving a fulfilled life was handed down from one Carleton College student to the next over...
Updated: June 19, 2013, - 09:07 PM
Talk of mining revival comes with hope of jobs – and fears for wilderness and tourism.
Updated: June 17, 2013, - 04:41 PM
Wastewater permits need to be more stringent, EPA says.
Updated: June 13, 2013, - 11:19 PM
Four rivers in Minnesota have been chosen as pilot projects to determine whether farmers can, and will, voluntarily change what they do on the land to clean up the nation’s water.
Updated: June 11, 2013, - 12:32 AM
Cities must reduce or maintain runoff on streets and yards as part of an MPCA plan to limit pollutants going...
Updated: May 21, 2013, - 10:25 PM
Tests found DEET, antibiotics and more in 47 of 50 state lakes.
Updated: May 14, 2013, - 12:19 AM