Cleanup success stories
The site of a former laundry and dry-cleaning operation in Rochester, Minn., is redeveloped to become a 124,000-square-foot office space for research and development businesses.
Data Sciences International, Inc. and Shavlik Technologies, LLC (former Northwest Quadrant Rendering Plant)
A former rendering plant serves a changing technological world.
Baseball was meant to be played outdoors and it is at the New Target Field.
On "Eat Street," a new state-of-the-art clinic provides health care in south Minneapolis.
This site had been used for some sort of energy production since 1918.
The cleanup of the dry cleaning solvent tetrachloroethylene and other VOCs allows for the revitalization of a historic downtown bank building and surrounding site.
The site of a former shoe factory was cleaned up and the building was remodeled to provide 70 units of affordable housing. The energy-efficient building is expected to generate $62,000 in property taxes in 2012.
Cleanup of lead, arsenic, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and petroleum contaminants from past industry open the way for a Minnesota destination for concerts, conventions and athletic events.
Cleaning up 11 acres of a former cement plant site cleared the way for Ikonics to build an expansion that employs 17 full-time workers. The facility contributes about $120,000 yearly to the local tax base.