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City, county mull solid waste agreement

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With the 2014 legislative session fast approaching, Goodhue County and city of Red Wing committees are working to piece together a solution to local solid-waste issues that have persisted for years.


The first step would be an agreement between the county, city and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to close the Bench Street landfill and divert all countywide municipal waste to Red Wing’s refuse-derived fuel operation, according to a Committee of the Whole discussion Tuesday.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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