MPCA seeks comment on sediment strategy

In a year with average rainfall, about 1 million tons of sediment – soil and organic matter such as algae and leaf fragments — floats down the Minnesota River. All that sediment joins another 200,000 or so tons from the upper Mississippi and St. Croix rivers and eventually flows into Lake Pepin below Red Wing. … Read more

Minnesota and Mississippi river plans

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Public comments sought on two major TMDLs The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking … Read more