The expansion would increase the site's currently permitted capacity from 25.4 million cubic yards of mixed municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris, and industrial waste to approximately 47 million cubic yards.
News Releases: June 2019
After reviewing the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ ruling regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Line 3 project, the MPCA has determined the court’s decision has implications for how this work will proceed.
It will have two confinement barns, a mortality composting building, a stormwater detention pond, and a new water well.
Chloride from de-icing salt and water softeners gets into lakes, streams and even groundwater, and once in the water, there is no easy way to remove it.
The proposal would expand the number of pigs at the site from 2,400 to 4,800.