Waste Disposal

A piece of carpet padding is wrung out after a home sump pump couldn't keep up with rain and thawing snow. (credit: CBS)

Carlton County Residents Urged To Remove Flood Waste From Homes

Flood victims in Carlton County are being asked to remove and sort all storm-related and non-commercial waste in their homes. The Carlton County Sherriff’s Office urges the public to properly dispose of their waste for public health and safety reason.


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Marathon Pays Minn. Penalty For Waste Disposal

Oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp. has paid a $700,000 civil penalty in Minnesota for releasing benzene into an unlined lagoon near the Mississippi River.


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Target Settles Lawsuit Over Calif. Waste Disposal

Prosecutors say a California judge has ordered Target Corp. to pay $22.5 million for illegally disposing hazardous waste at stores throughout the state.