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Testing shows low levels of 3M incinerator pollutants

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Second-year monitoring at the controversial hazardous waste incinerator at 3M-Cottage Grove continues to show low levels of air pollution emissions.

The first-quarter report, recently reviewed by the city’s Environmental Commission and City Council, addresses the permit the plant was granted last year to burn non-3M waste material in its industrial-sized incinerator.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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