Just because we’ve talked about it doesn’t mean it’s over. In what St. Paul’s Pioneer Press calls “a game of environmental whack-a-mole,” Washington County officials have continued this summer to find lethal toxins flowing through area city’s water supplies. In the shadow of the recent settlement with 3M, where they agreed to pay out $850M in penalties and restoration costs for local municipalities, residents are continuing their painful fight to ensure safety for their families. The toxins allegedly dumped by the Fortune 500 company are being found in microscopic deposits all around the east metro of the Twin Cities and even in the Mississippi River.
It would seem that the battle against impure water continues.
Read the full Pioneer Press story here.