Aeon Controlling Pollutants

  • Stephen Mikkelson, 218-316-3887 According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation, Crenlo Cab Products, LLC, failed to meet several air quality and hazardous waste permit requirements in 2019 and 2020. The company operates an off-road vehicle and tractor cab manufacturing facility in Rochester. Permit violations included: Failing to keep an updated emergency contingency […]
  • Contact: Stephen Mikkelson 218-316-3887 According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation, Boise White Paper LLC in International Falls discharged approximately 1.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater to the Rainy River as a result of power outages in October 2020 and May 2021. The company also discharged floating solids and visible pink foam […]
  • Contact: Stephen Mikkelson 218-316-3887 After a four-year investigation, the MPCA found Al-Corn Clean Fuel LLC had uncontrolled emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulate matter, and nitrogen oxide emissions in 2018-19. These uncontrolled emissions exceeded Al-Corn’s permit limits by 35-75%. In addition, the MPCA enforcement investigation found the company: Exceeded permitted limits on single and […]
  • Contact: Stephen Mikkelson 218-316-3887 Denco II LLC consistently exceeded pollutant limits in its industrial wastewater and stormwater discharges at its ethanol production facility in Morris. The polluted discharges could reduce oxygen in the water and harm aquatic life when they reached lakes, rivers, and wetlands. A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) enforcement investigation uncovered violations […]
  • The MPCA hosted events in Northfield and Faribault in celebration of Climate Week (September 20-26), to highlight the two communities' work on climate-change resiliency. State and community leaders advocated for the resources that communities and businesses need to make more climate-smart decisions and mitigate effects from increasingly extreme weather. The events also promoted the strategies […]
  • It's High School Voter Registration Week! Did you know you can pre-register to vote at age 16? Do it easily online!Also, check out the California Secretary of State's page of resources. Tags: high school voter registration weekCaliforniayouth votevotingelections
  • National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date. Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will next take place on September 28, 2021 […]
  • News literacy can help defeat the cognitive biases that we all have, which make us vulnerable to false information. The danger of fake news is that it can inflame social conflict, unjustly influence our elections, harm our mental and physical well being, and damage our democratic institutions and processes. To stop the spread of disinformation […]
  • OAKLAND—Today, redistricting reform proponents, civil rights groups, and grassroots organizations from across the state filed an amicus letter in support of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission's emergency motion asking the California Supreme Court to extend the Commission's redistricting deadline in light of unprecedented Census delays. After several delays of the release of census data, the […]
  • One of our most important priority bills – aimed at building a more representative democracy –  is almost over the finish line! We have spent the year collaborating with partner organizations, briefing legislators, and negotiating amendments on AB 796 (Berman) to improve the voter registration process at the DMV. But we can’t do this work […]
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