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perfluorochemicals

September 5, 2018
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 22, 2018
The 3m Citizen-Business Working Group met July 13. Cottage Grove representative Dave Schulenberg and Afton representative Barbara Ronningen look over a draft charter for the group. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
3M settlement groups hold inaugural meetings
July 22, 2018 - 6:00am
June 27, 2018
Granular-activated carbon (GAC) filters were added to wells in Cottage Grove last June. The city of St. Paul Park plans to do the same in the coming months. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Paul Park opts for temporary GAC filtration
June 27, 2018 - 1:20pm
June 22, 2018
Jim Kelly with the Minnesota Department of Health (left) and St. Paul Park resident Jeff Haggerty discuss the current state of perfluorochemicals in city water. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Paul Park discusses PFC solutions
June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2018
St. Paul Park urges water conservation in light of new well test
June 12, 2018 - 8:48am
May 10, 2018
Recreation enthusiasts fish in Cottage Grove during Fish Camp in 2016. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Mississippi, Lake Elmo flagged for PFCs in fish
May 10, 2018 - 6:21pm
April 4, 2018
MPCA officials say the plume, containing PFCs, is stable and not causing a rapid increase in PFC levels. Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Health
Lake Elmo's well closure not a sign of things to come
April 4, 2018 - 6:25pm
March 29, 2018
St. Paul Park City Council is studying the city's possible treatment needs for the future, to ensure municipal water is below the Minnesota Department of Health's perfluorochemical health-based values. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
St. Paul Park considers PFC mitigation options as two wells slip above health-based values
March 29, 2018 - 9:48am
February 8, 2018
New MDH analysis finds east metro rates no higher in cancer, low birth rates
February 8, 2018 - 1:25pm
September 21, 2017
The city is 11 percent behind where water utility revenue would generally be at this time of year. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove watering ban cuts deep into city revenue, water usage
September 21, 2017 - 3:09pm
July 26, 2017
3M fights footing the water bill
July 26, 2017 - 9:14am
July 19, 2017
More factors to Cottage Grove water drinkability than PFOAs
July 19, 2017 - 9:39am
July 12, 2017
A granular-activated carbon filter is lowered onto a concrete pad ready to hold the filters at Well 10. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
PFC research started long before water ban
July 12, 2017 - 8:15am
June 27, 2017
Work has been moving along quickly at the well 10 site, where the filters were placed this week. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Cottage Grove to tap new well early due to watering ban
June 27, 2017 - 9:14am
June 20, 2017
Construction crews work on the well 10 site where eight granular-activated carbon filters will be delivered June 27. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Big bill for 3M in Cottage Grove PFC remediation; company denies some responsibility
June 20, 2017 - 3:13pm