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Continued: Shakopee biomass firm takes Minneapolis tree waste

  • Article by: DAVID PETERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 25, 2014 - 2:07 PM

It all goes first to a tipping site at Fort Snelling, then to a processing center in Scott County, once it has first been ground to a point where the ash borer cannot survive — lest the process wind up spreading the devastating problem to Scott County’s suburbs.

Koda’s eagerness for material has totally altered the way the city handles excess wood and debris, the forester said, mostly for the good: The city used to have to pay someone to haul it off.

“Our residents used to expect they’d get some free wood chips, but now there’s a very good use for it,” Sievert said.

 

David Peterson • 952-746-3285

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