State Pollution Control Agency: 3M Failed To Manage Hazardous Waste In Cottage GroveThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced an enforcement agreement with the 3M company regarding its failure to correctly record, store, inspect, and dispose of hazardous waste at its manufacturing and waste incineration facility in Cottage Grove.
Federal Government Seizes Over 10M Fake 3M N95 Masks In COVID ProbeThe most recent seizures occurred Wednesday when Homeland Security agents intercepted hundreds of thousands of counterfeit 3M masks in an East Coast warehouse that were set to be distributed.
'Not A Problem That Is Going Away': 3M Fighting To Keep Counterfeit N95 Masks Off The FrontlineThere's been a surge in fraud and counterfeit PPE cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Counterfeit respirators even made it to the frontline in Minnesota. 3M is taking an active stand to prevent them from getting to our health care heroes.
Time Magazine Recognizes Minnesota InventionsThe Breath-99 company makes the mask that not only prevents a person from spreading the coronavirus but also protects the person wearing the mask.
3M-Designed Science Kits Allowing 3rd-Graders To Get Hands-On Learning At HomeLike many kids these days, Maya Consti isn't where she'd like to be. She misses her teachers and hands-on learning. But that's where a 3M engineer is stepping in.
Minnesota To Spend $700M Of 3M Pollution Settlement Funds To Improve East Metro Drinking WaterMinnesota officials want to spend $700 million to make sure families in the east metro have safe drinking water.
3M Reports Sales Up 6% Year Over Year, Stocks Go Up3M has been in the news frequently during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the things the company manufactures are the much sought-after N95 masks.
3M Files 18 Lawsuits Over Allegedly Unlawful N95 Mask Sales3M says courts have issued six temporary restraining orders and four preliminary injunctions so far to stop N95 sales that it says are unlawful.
3M, MIT Join Forces On COVID-19 Test Offering Results In MinutesFast, accurate and widely available testing remains a major problem in the fight to control COVID-19. It's something scientists at 3M and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hope to change.
‘Our Approach Is Ambitious’: 3M And MIT Researchers Team Up To Develop Rapid Diagnostic Test For COVID-19Minnesota-based 3M is teaming up with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology to develop a new rapid COVID-19 test that can be completed at point-of-care -- and within minutes.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 3M Sues Over Fraudulent N95 RespiratorsOne of the lawsuits says the defendant tried to sell 5 billion respirators at double their list price to the state of Indiana, calling the offer an "Easter gift."