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July 26, 2017
3M fights footing the water bill
The city is ensuring residents they will not have to pay for perfluorochemical remediation in light of 3M's dispute over whether they are responsible...
July 26, 2017 - 9:14am
June 20, 2017
Big bill for 3M in Cottage Grove PFC remediation; company denies some responsibility
The cost of drinkable water in Cottage Grove keeps increasing — but only for 3M Co. Costs keep racking up for perfluorochemical mitigation...
June 20, 2017 - 3:13pm
May 23, 2017
Cottage Grove imposes watering ban after state PFC decision
Cottage Grove announced a watering ban and encouraged citizens to participate in water conservation in light of the Minnesota Department of Health's...
May 23, 2017 - 11:29pm
September 25, 2016
Cottage Grove meeting to address PFC questions
Residents of south Washington County who live in or near areas where groundwater has been contaminated with perfluorochemicals (PFCs) will have an opportunity to ask questions about PFCs and discuss the issue one-on-one with staff from the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota...
September 25, 2016 - 9:00am
September 16, 2016
East Ridge students create post-it murals
An art installation at East Ridge High School involved 16 students, one day of work and thousands of Post-its. The team collaborated with 3M...
September 16, 2016 - 1:17am
August 23, 2016
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
State officials identified 80 homes in south Washington County with drinking water containing certain chemical levels that exceed new federal health guidelines.
August 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
August 2, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive south of Dale Road that was contaminated by chemicals manufactured by the company. Beginning Tuesday the company started reducing its level...
August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 12, 2010
Incinerator bill killed in committee
A bill that would have stalled 3M's plan to begin burning outside hazardous waste at its Cottage Grove incinerator won't get to the Senate floor, a major setback to officials at the local and state level who have worked to prevent the changes from going forward. The proposed legislation...
April 12, 2010 - 12:03pm
March 25, 2010
Local leaders urge lawmakers to halt incinerator plan
Local elected officials on Wednesday took their fight to stop proposed changes at the 3M Cottage Grove hazardous waste incinerator to the State...
March 25, 2010 - 9:32am
March 24, 2010
Local leaders to speak before Senate committee about incinerator
Local elected officials and the leader of a concerned citizens group will speak before a Senate committee at the State Capitol Wednesday evening about their efforts to block 3M's proposal to begin burning third-party waste at its Cottage Grove incinerator. Cottage Grove Mayor Myron...
March 24, 2010 - 4:10pm
March 17, 2010
Incinerator debate: What's next for CG?
City leaders in Cottage Grove are wrestling privately over what the next step should be in the city's fight against a 3M plan to burn third-party waste at its Cottage Grove incinerator, officials said last week. Some on the five-person Cottage Grove City Council say they want the...
March 17, 2010 - 7:00am
March 9, 2010
Debate over 3M burner heats up
Cottage Grove residents delivered impassioned arguments against the hotly debated 3M plan to begin burning third-party waste at its corporate incinerator in Cottage Grove on Monday night during a sometimes-fiery forum hosted by a concerned citizens group. Residents expressed their...
March 9, 2010 - 1:01am
February 16, 2010
Pollution control agency looking into "common" violations at 3M incinerator
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating alleged violations at the 3M corporate hazardous waste incinerator in Cottage Grove, officials from the agency, company and city have confirmed. An agency official called the missteps "common" for a large hazardous waste facility....
February 16, 2010 - 9:56am
February 4, 2010
'A line in the sand' on commercial incinerators
Cottage Grove City Council last week continued to fight a 3M proposal to burn more hazardous waste at its corporate incinerator, classifying...
February 4, 2010 - 12:33am
February 3, 2010
Commercial incinerator ban on the table Wednesday
Commercial waste incinerators would be banned in Cottage Grove under a zoning ordinance amendment city council members will consider Wednesday night. The proposed amendment is a response to a push last year from 3M Co. to begin accepting waste not produced by the company for incineration...
February 3, 2010 - 8:07am