Backyard burn barrels still used
Goodhue County Commissioner Richard Samuelson ditched his backyard burn barrel years ago.
The farmer said it was a great decision.
"We did have a burn barrel years ago and I hated it," Samuelson said. "The best thing we did was get rid of that."
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has had a hard time convincing others that burn barrels are a bad idea.
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