MPCA proposes to deny Minntac water permit variance application; comments sought at public hearing

The hearing is scheduled for Jan. 23, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mountain Iron Community Center, Iroquois Room, 8586 Enterprise Drive South, Mountain Iron, Minn.

Open for comment: Environmental review of proposed hog lot in Waseca County

The new facility would consist of two total-confinement barns, a manure storage pit, a building for composting carcasses, a permanent stormwater pond, and a well for employee use and livestock watering.

Solid waste transfer and recycling station in Blaine looks to increase capacity

Walters Recycling and Refuse Inc. is currently allowed to process 99,000 tons per year of municipal and industrial solid waste, and construction and demolition debris at its facility, and would like to increase the amount it is allowed to process to 140,000 tons per year.