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Chemical-storage plan triggers environmental review

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Expansion at the Hawkins, Inc. facility in Rosemount has led the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to prepare an Environmental Assessment Worksheet. Currently, the MPCA is taking public comment on the expansion and its possible impacts.


An Environmental Assessment Worksheet describes ways in which the proposed expansion could affect air, water, land use and habitat. The worksheet also addresses community impacts such as odors, noise, dust and vehicle traffic.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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