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June 5, 2017
Washington County residents invited to two PFC informational meetings
State health and pollution officials are holding two informational meetings for residents to learn more about the agencies and the Minnesota...
June 5, 2017 - 5:53pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
January 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Air quality alert issued in Twin Cities; congressman to skip Trump inauguration; 3 more state news stories
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Monday issued an air quality advisory for the Twin Cities metro, effective until midnight Wednesday. Fine particle pollution is expected to be at levels that may be harmful to children, the elderly and people with pre-existing...
January 17, 2017 - 9:22am
August 20, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive...
August 20, 2016 - 12:07pm
October 29, 2015
Afton, Lake St. Croix Beach at odds over wastewater system
Afton City Council may have finally reached its breaking point in regard to all of the contentious feelings the residents and officials of Lake...
October 29, 2015 - 12:56am
October 5, 2015
Construction delayed for treatment site in Afton
Afton City Council learned during its Sept. 15 regular meeting that construction of its wastewater treatment site has been delayed until spring. Initially...
October 5, 2015 - 9:42am
September 30, 2015
Washington, Ramsey counties spend $24.4M to purchase garbage facility
Washington County is the new co-owner of a garbage-processing facility. The Washington County Board on Sept. 22 approved four resolutions related...
September 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
July 7, 2015
Afton’s $4M sewer project will begin shortly
Afton can finally start looking towards the future. After nearly a year of delays, Afton officially received permit approval, from the Minnesota...
July 7, 2015 - 7:21am
June 17, 2015
Wastewater treatment system will be last action by MPCA Citizens Advisory Board
Afton’s proposed wastewater treatment system will be the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Advisory Board’s swan song. Last...
June 17, 2015 - 12:10am
June 11, 2009
County hearing set regarding sewage regulations
A proposed revision to the Washington County Development Code that addresses individual sewage treatment system regulations will be discussed at a public hearing before the county's Planning Advisory Commission at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, in the Washington County Board Chambers. The...
June 11, 2009 - 11:15am
Pawlenty reappoints Foley to MPCA citizens' board
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced March 11 the reappointment of Dr. Daniel Foley of Woodbury to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) citizens' board. Foley is vice president of medical affairs at Allina Hospitals & Clinics. He also serves as the medical director of Allina's United...
March 11, 2009 - 3:51pm
January 6, 2009
MPCA approves 3M plan to clean up Woodbury dump site
The Minnesota Pollution Control agency has officially signed off on a recovery plan designed by 3M to clean up a dump site on the border of Woodbury...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Board allows 3M access to Lake Elmo Park reserve to monitor PFCs
The Washington County Board voted at its Aug.
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Bunn, Saltzman comment on clean-up plan
State Rep. Julie Bunn (D- Lake Elmo) and State Sen. Kathy Saltzman (D-Woodbury) have commended Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Commissioner Brad Moore for signing off on a remediation plan to clean-up the Washington County Closed Landfill in Lake Elmo. This past legislative...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
Community gets updated on PFBA
Residents packed the chairs and bleachers recently for two public meeting regarding the PFBA-contaminated water issue in Woodbury. On Jan. 10, 3M organized a public meeting at Middleton Elementary to share with residents its findings in an environmental assessment of a former dump...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am