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Stockpile permit denied in MN


August 3, 2011
By Worthington Daily Globe

July 28, 2011,
Worthington, MN — The Nobles County Planning Commission denied a request from
Tru Shine Truck Wash to continue to operate a waste disposal site in the
northeast quarter of Section 1, Ransom Township, during its recent meeting. The
permit denial came after concerns were raised by neighbors about the potential
spread of disease and the close proximity of the stockpile to an encapsulated
well on the property.

July 28, 2011,
Worthington, MN — The Nobles County Planning Commission denied a request from
Tru Shine Truck Wash to continue to operate a waste disposal site in the
northeast quarter of Section 1, Ransom Township, during its recent meeting. The
permit denial came after concerns were raised by neighbors about the potential
spread of disease and the close proximity of the stockpile to an encapsulated
well on the property.

Truck wash owner Mark
Thier first showed commissioners and the public a series of videos recorded at
Tru Shine, showing how sawdust and manure are washed from livestock trucks
(approximately 90 percent of the trucks haul hogs) and how the material is
separated. The wastewater goes to Worthington’s wastewater treatment plant,
while the solids are dried and hauled to farm land.

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