Aeon Controlling Pollutants

  • Contact: Hannah Sabroski, 651-757-2178 New draft reports released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) find that the majority of monitored stream sections and lakes in the Minnesota River Headwaters Watershed are not meeting water quality standards designed to support recreation and protect fish and aquatic bugs. The Minnesota River flows into the Mississippi River, so […]
  • Third annual gathering promises continued innovation and partnership Building off successes of two previous meetings among representatives from ag and urban sectors, the MPCA and other statewide partners are hosting the 2022 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum. Attendees will continue their progress in addressing challenges related to protecting water quality in Minnesota: increasing pollution levels in Minnesota […]
  • About four years ago, GAF, a Minneapolis manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing materials, announced it planned to spend about $4.5 million to install a new pollution-control unit called a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) at the facility. RTO’s are one of the most effective types of equipment for controlling emissions, with pollutant destruction rates averaging between […]
  • Contact: Dan Olson, 218-846-8108 Two new reports by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) show water quality in the Rapid River Watershed near Baudette in far north-central Minnesota is generally good. Local water management efforts are focused on protection strategies, such as maintaining forestland conservation, timber harvesting best management practices, and restoring heavily ditched wetlands. […]
  • Contact: Stephen Mikkelson, 218-316-3887 According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation, mismanagement of feed and manure storage areas at Five Star Dairy, near Gaylord, allowed manure contaminated runoff to drain into nearby Buffalo Creek in the spring of 2021. Violations included: Failure to operate and maintain liquid manure storage areas and the […]
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  • Meet our Spring Interns from Sac State, Heidi and Jade! We are excited to welcome two new talented interns to our League Family this month. Both interns will be supporting our voter education and advocacy outreach efforts across the state. Welcome Heidi Torres, a Supplemental Instructor for the Peer & Academic Resource Center for Sacramento […]
  • One year ago today, the world moved both in slow motion and hyperspeed all at once. I woke up, planning to watch the certification of the election for the first time in my life. I had never watched it before, as it seemed so routine, so mundane – a procedural necessity. But last year, it […]
  • BackgroundCalifornia state Senators are elected every four years. The terms are staggered; those from even-numbered districts elected in one statewide General Election, and those from odd-numbered districts two years later. This creates a problem when district lines are redrawn every ten years. All of the new district lines for the state Assembly and US Congress […]
  • Crownie Billik grew up in Detroit, Michigan and after receiving a bachelor’s in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, and a master’s of social work from Wayne State University, she became the Teen Director for the Jewish Community Center and eventually the New England Regional Director at the B’nai Brith Youth Organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts. […]
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