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May 22, 2019
After turning point, East Metro Symphony Orchestra celebrates 10 years
The East Metro Symphony Orchestra closed out its 10th season with anniversary concert "10 Years and Still Celebrating!" May 19 at Trinity Lutheran...
May 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 1, 2019
Cottage Grove, Woodbury express concern about top-down approach in 3M settlement fund allocation
COTTAGE GROVE — Concern about local control ruled the conversation during an update for local governments on the progress of 3M settlement...
May 1, 2019 - 4:27pm
March 7, 2019
DC watchdog says 3M illegally donated to super PAC
WASHINGTON — A Washington-based election watchdog has filed a complaint against 3M Co., accusing the Minnesota-based company of violating a...
March 7, 2019 - 9:17pm
January 23, 2019
Change in state criteria causes increase in residential well advisories
COTTAGE GROVE — About 43 percent of private east metro wells tested in 2018 led to well advisories, according to a Minnesota Pollution...
January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
December 27, 2018
Top 10: 3M settled with state for $850 million, work groups work on solutions
After the long 2017 summer of watering bans and new revelations about perfluorochemicals in East Metro drinking water, the state of Minnesota...
December 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 26, 2018
Government and 3M working group discusses options for water treatment
COTTAGE GROVE — Three possible solutions to remove chemical pollutants from water in the east metro were introduced Dec. 18 and 19 at the...
December 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2018
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
A little over a year from now, east metro residents can expect to see a plan for drinking water free of perfluorochemicals in their communit...
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 22, 2018
3M settlement groups hold inaugural meetings
COTTAGE GROVE — On a wet, rainy summer day, the 3M settlement working groups sat down together for the first time to start brainstorming...
July 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
State to residents: 3M cleanup cash will flow to their faucets first, fish second
COTTAGE GROVE — After nearly eight years of litigation, 3M Corp. has forked over money to fix municipal and private wells polluted by the...
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
March 30, 2018
Working groups proposed for $850 million 3M settlement
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Public meetings have been added and rescheduled in light of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Department of...
March 30, 2018 - 12:31pm
East metro reps take on 3M settlement
ST. PAUL — Attorney General Lori Swanson announced last month that the $850 million settlement negotiated between 3M Corp. and the state...
March 30, 2018 - 6:00am
March 8, 2018
State House analyzes 3M settlement in committee
As the Minnesota Department of Health, Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources begin forming a working group that will eventually...
March 8, 2018 - 1:32pm
February 23, 2018
Cottage Grove, Woodbury prepare for 3M settlement disbursements
Cottage Grove and Woodbury may finally be getting financing for water treatment after a settlement between 3M Corp. and the state of Minnesota...
February 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
February 22, 2018
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
Nearly 24 hours after Attorney General Lori Swanson and 3M Corp. settled their lawsuit for $850 million, Swanson, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
February 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Just before the trial between Minnesota and 3M Corp was set to start more than seven years after filing, the parties agreed to a $850 million...
February 22, 2018 - 8:28am