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May 23, 2012
State board won't require more review of 3M incinerator plan
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency board on Tuesday rejected a petition for a deeper environmental review of 3M's plan to import hazardous waste from outside the company to its Cottage Grove incinerator. The proposed permit amendments don't meet the state's threshold for a more...
May 23, 2012 - 8:00am
April 18, 2012
MPCA to Cottage Grove: 'We can't say 'no' to 3M incinerator plan
State pollution control officials painted a bleak picture for opponents of a 3M Co.
April 18, 2012 - 9:11am
April 12, 2012
Opposition to plan for 3M Cottage Grove incinerator gets heated
A highly-charged public meeting on 3M Co.'s plans to expand the sources of waste it burns at the company's Cottage Grove incinerator turned heated...
April 12, 2012 - 1:14pm
April 11, 2012
Group wants more review of 3M Co.'s burner plan
A group opposed to a 3M Co.
April 11, 2012 - 11:04am
April 9, 2012
Sieben, McNamara hold meeting on invasive carp Monday night in Hastings
Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, and Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, will host a public meeting on the impact of bighead carp and steps being taken to try to stop the invasive fish's spread. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, at Pheasant Hill Library in Hastings. Steve...
April 9, 2012 - 9:07am
April 2, 2012
Talon-tangled eagles' landing concerns Cottage Grove golf staff
People got an unusual sight Sunday morning near River Oaks Golf Course: a pair of talon-tangled eagles in mid-air - and then on the ground. Two...
April 2, 2012 - 4:35pm
March 30, 2012
3M water filtration system gets Cottage Grove council approval
The Cottage Grove City Council recently approved a 3M site plan proposal to construct a filtration facility to clean chemically-tainted water before it is re-used or pumped into the Mississippi River. Seven groundwater extraction wells pump millions of gallons of 3M-manufactured...
March 30, 2012 - 9:14am
March 29, 2012
Cottage Grove: 3M incinerator permits address city concerns
Proposed permit changes that would allow 3M Co.
March 29, 2012 - 4:50pm
March 21, 2012
DNR helicopter called in to battle Cottage Grove brush fire
Area fire crews needed assistance from a state Department of Natural Resources helicopter to quell a weekend grass fire on 3M property in Cottage...
March 21, 2012 - 3:56pm
March 8, 2012
State accepting public comment on proposed 3M incinerator changes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is accepting public comments on proposed changes to permits governing the 3M Co.'s hazardous waste incinerator in Cottage Grove that would allow the company to accept burnable wastes from non-3M sources. It is a proposal that drew fierce criticism...
March 8, 2012 - 9:18am
February 25, 2012
Bailey School Forest in Newport gets park pavilion honoring longtime volunteer
The Bailey School Forest, the city of Newport's largest park and an outdoor classroom for an estimated 3,000 school kids each year, will get its first park pavilion this summer. The Newport City Council this month OK'd construction of a 45-square-foot park gazebo in the 80-acre park...
February 25, 2012 - 8:42am
January 23, 2012
UPDATED: Former St. Paul Park refinery owner's benzene leak 'egregious'; new owner has alleged MPCA violation
Marathon Petroleum Co., the former owner of the St. Paul Park oil refinery, paid a $700,000 civil penalty for failing to properly treat wastewater containing the chemical benzene, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced. Marathon illegally disposed of nearly 115 million...
January 23, 2012 - 1:28pm
Cottage Grove pleased with results from air monitoring near 3M incinerator
A year's worth of independent air monitoring in Cottage Grove conducted near a controversial 3M hazardous waste incinerator showed levels of air pollutants in the city are on par with other areas of the metro, according to a report delivered recently to the City Council. Particulates,...
January 23, 2012 - 1:24pm
January 19, 2012
Marathon Petroleum, former St. Paul Park refinery owner, paid $700K penalty for benzene release
The former owner of the St. Paul Park oil refinery paid a $700,000 civil penalty for failing to properly treat wastewater containing the chemical benzene, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Thursday. Marathon Petroleum Co. illegally disposed of nearly 115 million gallons...
January 19, 2012 - 1:22pm
January 9, 2012
Soil work delayed pond digging along Hwy. 61 in Cottage Grove
Soil work has delayed the completion of a drainage pond next to an expanded senior housing development in Cottage Grove. Work on the pond near 80th Street and Highway 61 is expected to be completed by the spring, said Jennifer Levitt, the Cottage Grove city engineer. Soil contaminated...
January 9, 2012 - 1:31pm