Updated (10 a.m. Friday): Fact sheets on the and Boise Cascade/Onan Corp./Medtronics Inc. Superfund sites from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are now available for reading online here and available for downloading at MPCA website.
Updated (11:30 a.m. Thursday): The Fridley Commons Park Wellfield Superfund Site fact sheet is now available for reading online here (see PDF) and for downloading at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency website.
Original post (2 p.m. Wednesday): The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency posted new fact sheets about Superfund sites in Fridley on its website Wednesday.
Four new factsheets are online already, with three more to be posted as soon as Thursday, according to MPCA Public Information Officer Sam Brungardt.
"We felt it was really important to get this information out there," Brungardt said, citing recent public interest in the city's polluted sites and concerns about Fridley's elevated incidence of cancer—the focus of the Fridley Cancer Cluster group on Facebook.
"Some people may have unwarranted concerns [about Superfund sites in Fridley]" he said. "We do want them to know we everything that we know about them."
Fact sheets (ranging from three to five pages in length) posted at the MPCA website as of Wednesday afternoon are:
- Dealers Manufacturing State Superfund Site
- FMC Corp. Superfund Site
- Kurt Manufacturing Superfund Site
- Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant (NIROP) Superfund Site
You can read them online here at Fridley Patch (see PDF thumbnails). Or go to the MPCA website for downloading.
The fact sheets to be posted as soon as Thursday are:
- BAE Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) site
- Fridley Commons Park wellfield superfund site
- Boise/Onan/Medtronic Superfund site