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Area entities among MPCA violations

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Three area enforcement cases were part of the 68 that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported during the second quarter of 2014.

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Red Wing Cabinetry was fined $2,025 for air quality violations, Lake City wastewater treatment plant was fined $1,775 for water quality violations and Concast Inc. in Zumbrota was fined $3,900 for storm water violations.

The 68 enforcement cases were spread among 41 counties throughout Minnesota and penalties totaled just more than $735,000, the agency reported.

Fines are only part of the enforcement process, the MPCA said; staff provides assistance, support and information on compliance for businesses and government entities that request it.

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