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Continued: The pollution that lies beneath

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  • Last update: September 15, 2007 - 5:06 PM

3M Oakdale dump plume

Location: Oakdale and nearby areas

Pollutants: PFCs, VOCs

Description: Waste dump used by 3M (1956-1960) is one of three sources of PFCs in vicinity. Chemicals have spread to the south.

County landfill plume

Location: Lake Elmo and nearby areas

Pollutants: PFCs, VOCs

Description: Closed public landfill (1969-1975) accepted wastes from many sources, including 3M; affects groundwater to south and east.

3M Woodbury dump plume

Location: Woodbury and nearby areas

Pollutants: PFCs, VOCs

Description: Large areas of PFC-contaminated groundwater lie south and west of this 3M dump (1960-1966)

Note: The PFBA contamination is also beneath Afton, Cottage Grove, Denmark Township, Grey Cloud Island Township, Hastings, Landfall, Maplewood, Newport, St. Paul Park and South St. Paul.

REFINERY/PCP PLUME

Location: St. Paul Park.

Pollutants: PCP, petroleum

Description: Small plume near Mississippi River from a former wood treating business and a refinery now owned by Marathon Oil Co.

Pine Bend Landfill

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