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Wadena County Commissioners approve costly PFAs testing to monitor cancer-causing chemicals

by Trinity Gruenberg

The Wadena County Commissioners held their regular meeting on March 21. Commissioner Bill Stearns was absent.

PFAs Testing

Solid Waste Director Chris McConn explained they have to produce a yearly groundwater quality report.

The county’s demolition landfill permit requires annual monitoring and reporting of groundwater quality by a qualified hydrogeologist. Wadena has used Barr Engineering. This includes additional investigative work to better understand groundwater quality at the landfill. Work would include the installation of a new upgradient well . . .



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