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Two cited for MPCA violations

Two area enforcement cases were included in the 65 the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported for the second quarter of 2013.

Brendt Diderrich, Wanamingo, was fined $7,500 for air quality and solid and hazardous waste violations. Walk on Wood Inc., Mazeppa, was fined $4,700 for solid waste violations.

The penalties in all the cases throughout the state totaled nearly $240,000 for the quarter. Nearly a third were stormwater runoff violations, and others included water quality and asbestos violations.