Contact: Jennifer Groebner, 651-296-7706
St. Paul, Minn. - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will hold a public meeting on Mon., Mar. 12, to explain a proposed plan for the Baytown Township Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Washington County, Minn. An open house will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., followed by a presentation on the plan at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Oak-Land Junior High, located at 820 Manning Ave. North, Lake Elmo.
The proposed plan includes three components: 1) continued monitoring and installation of carbon filters on private wells, 2) construction of an air stripper for Bayport municipal well #2, and 3) construction of a hydraulic barrier that will be used to contain and treat ground water contaminated with trichloroethylene. The proposed plan will be available at the public meeting and can be found at www.pca.state.mn.us/cleanup/sites/baytown.html. Public comments will be accepted from Mar. 1 through Mar. 30, 2007.
The administrative record for this project is available at the Bayport Library at 582 North 4th Street, Bayport, and at the Rosalie E. Wahl Library at 3479 Lake Elmo Ave N, Lake Elmo. For additional site history, visit www.pca.state.mn.us/cleanup/sites/baytown.html.
Written comments can be sent to Dan Card, MPCA, Remediation Division, 520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155, or by phone at (651) 297-8379. Questions about the public meeting can be answered by Jennifer Groebner, MPCA, at 651-296-7706.