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Legislation that would slow 3M incinerator permit change passes House floor

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Legislation that would delay 3M's plans to burn waste from outside companies in its Cottage Grove incinerator passed in the Minnesota House in the early morning hours Friday.


The provision -- which would place a 10-month moratorium on 3M's application with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to change its permit -- was incorporated into the omnibus environment finance bill.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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