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MPCA issues fine in Pipestone County

ST. PAUL -- In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 51 enforcement cases in 36 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2013.

In this area, Double D Demo Landfill of Pipestone was fined $4,150 for storm water violations.

Penalties from all 51 cases totaled just over $190,000.

Imposing monetary penalties is only part of the MPCA's enforcement process. Agency staff continue to provide assistance, support and information on the steps and tools necessary to achieve compliance for any company or local government that requests it.