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Thousands of crushed soda cans pour off the conveyor belt near the end of the line Tuesday at Tennis Sanitation in St. Paul Park. Recyclying companies oppose the proposal to charge 10 cents per can and bottle purchased. John Doman/Pioneer Press

Environmental groups split

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Environmentalists are usually unified, marching shoulder-to-shoulder to help Planet Earth.

But not on this issue.

A proposal to charge a 10-cent deposit for bottles and cans in Minnesota has sparked an unusual split among the greens.

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