More than 400 volunteers monitor 500 stream sites across the state as part of the Citizen Stream Monitoring program.
News Releases: March 2018
Potential projects that could be funded include switching to water-based or low-VOC solvents, inks, coatings or cleaners, or buying alternative process equipment or vehicles.
Few U.S. urban areas can boast of having anything close to Duluth’s 16 state-designated trout streams and 43 named streams within the city’s boundaries, but urban streams often suffer predictable consequences.
Between July 2014 and October 2016, the company self-reported that it violated its air quality permits for emissions exceedances or missed equipment testing 32 times.
In addition to paying a penalty of $22,141, the company agreed to take numerous other actions to correct problems.
On the heels of the recently-proposed Minnesota Slip cleanup, Slips C and 3 are also home to contaminated sediments from a century of marine- and shipping-related activities.