Unable to find consensus between farmers and environmental advocates, Norman Senjem is leaving the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
As cities and counties deal with shrinking revenue and the desire to hold taxes down, some have started talking about letting paved roads go to gravel to lower costs.
The Idea Open has chosen three finalists, which the public can vote on until September 5.
The Minnesota Community Foundation’s Idea Open Water Challenge has selected 20 semifinalists and is asking people to vote on who gets $15,000.
A new study suggests that efforts to curb nitrate levels in local rivers aren’t enough.
Duluth is working with an array of partners to slow and improve the quality of the the city’s storm water runoff.
Farmers in MPR News’ Public Insight Network say they’ve installed buffers, put in new tile systems and taken other steps to help prevent deterioration of the water near them.
A statewide coalition of lake associations aims to fight for water quality on a grand scale, through educational campaigns and legislative action.
The Water Sustainability Framework, written by the U’s Deborah Swackhamer, recommends establishing agricultural management areas, whereby farmers in each of the state’s watersheds would be tasked as a group with reducing pollution.
Ideas submitted so far to the Minnesota Idea Open include an educational water park and a smart phone application that would identify aquatic plants.