Hi-Way 30 Hogs proposes to double its swine finishing facility about 4 miles west of New Richland in Waseca County, from 2,400 to 4,800 hogs.
News Releases: July 2017
Located in the Rainy River-Lake of the Woods River Basin, a majority of the watershed’s water quality is considered good to excellent and lake water quality is very good in 15 assessed lakes.
Penalties from all 48 cases totaled just over $450,000.
New pollution control equipment installed at the site has greatly reduced the amount of VOC emissions from the facility.
Decades before water quality concerns led to environmental protection laws, maritime and industrial activities’ contaminated the harbor’s sediment.