Nick Halter

Lawmakers: Analysis needed for garbage burner expansion

Fourteen Minnesota legislators sent a letter April 14 to Hennepin County Board Chair Mike Opat telling him the county needs to do more due diligence in its quest to burn additional trash at its Downtown incinerator.

Hennepin County is trying to get the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to authorize the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center to burn 11 percent more garbage at its facility next to Target Field in the North Loop.


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