Metal shredder in Minneapolis asks to raise its pollution limits

12/27/2011 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

A Minneapolis metal-shredding operation seeks to increase air-pollution limits it agreed to more than a dozen years ago, but the request has met resistance from local and state officials and the National Park Service. The company also wants less frequent pollution tests at its scrap recycling yard. It has violated its limits for emissions of mercury and fine particles in recent years and agreed last year to pay a $15,000 penalty for air-quality violations.

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Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

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