In addition to correcting identified violations, the company has agreed to pay a $70,000 penalty.
News Releases: October 2015
At nearly 150 acres, the Freeway Landfill is one of the state’s largest closed landfills, and was in operation from the 1960s until 1990.
Penalties from 29 cases totaled $122,590.
Fine particle pollution is elevated in parts of southwest and south central Minnesota, and is expected to remain elevated through early Wednesday morning.
Big, older diesel engines put out a lot of pollution: so much that, in terms of reducing air pollution, changing even one of them to a newer, cleaner-burning model can be equivalent to taking thousands of cars off the road.
The proposal is to restore approximately 350 acres of aquatic habitat toward a shallow, sheltered bay in the 21st Avenue West channel in northeastern St Louis Bay in Duluth.
An open house is scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m. to be followed by the draft permit presentation and time for questions and comments.