To resolve the violations, the company agreed to pay a $95,000 civil penalty.
News Releases: February 2015
The draft air permit would authorize the facility to replace particulate (dust) emission control equipment and incorporate a plan to track and calculate mercury emissions.
MPCA has $150,000 in federal grant funding for installing pollution controls and idle reduction devices; or for replacing engines, vehicles, or equipment.
The agency wants to “delist” parts of two brownfield sites, and that will facilitate redevelopment at both of them
The draft general permit will be open for public review and comment through March 11, 2015.
The Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed extension is available for public comment through March 4, 2015.