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CITY OF ST PAUL PARK PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
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NOTICE OF HEARINGCITY OF ST. PAUL PARK, MINNESOTA
Cottage Grove Police Department Auction
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Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
Bulletin editorial: District 833 School Board's pay increase to superintendent was ill-timed
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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
January 28, 2010
3M reports record profits in fourth quarter
3M Co. reaped a record $935 million in fourth-quarter earnings, the Maplewood-based company reported Thursday. The numbers for the last quarter of 2009 were up 38.4 percent compared to the same period a year ago, 3M said in a statement. 3M's Cottage Grove plant is the city's largest...
January 28, 2010 - 4:28pm
January 13, 2010
Letter: Citizens have rights, too
In a lot of recent articles, the information says the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has the right to change an agreement in the existing permit that was made between the city of Cottage Grove and 3M Co. that they would only burn their own hazardous waste. This is stated in the...
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
December 15, 2009
Letter: Improve air, water quality
In a viewpoint article published Nov. 18 titled "Keep an eye on the MPCA," the writer made several good points. One, we need language permanently prohibiting commercial incineration at the 3M site, and an ordinance prohibiting commercial incineration inside our city limits. Two, perhaps...
December 15, 2009 - 3:00pm
November 18, 2009
Viewpoint: Keep an eye on the MPCA
I applaud Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey for saying that "he will not vote to approve a list of recommendations issued recently by a task force that studied proposed amendments to 3M's hazardous waste incinerator permits without an agreement to insert language permanently prohibiting...
November 18, 2009 - 8:20am
November 12, 2009
City evolves on environment
In 2005, when 3M's Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits that govern the company's Cottage Grove hazardous waste incinerator last came up for re-permitting, there were no cries of outrage from the city's leaders, no task force meetings or scramble to redraw city ordinances. Mayor...
November 12, 2009 - 7:59am
November 5, 2009
3M dirt removal to start this month
3M this month plans to begin the process of excavating thousands of cubic yards of soil from the 3M Cottage Grove manufacturing plant as part of a remedial effort to prevent further perfluorochemical contamination of the area's groundwater. In 2006, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
November 5, 2009 - 8:04am
CG council moves to ban commercial incinerators
Cottage Grove City Council members moved Wednesday to shift some authority over proposed changes at the 3M Cottage Grove hazardous waste incinerator back to local officials, directing staff to draw up an amendment to the city's land use codes that would ban commercial incinerators...
November 5, 2009 - 1:36am