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MPCA fines Perham $70K for foul odors

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The City of Perham will pay a $70,000 penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as a result of complaints about wastewater treatment pond odors.


The city must also start enforcing discharge agreements with local industries, charging surcharges to industrial facilities when they exceed their effluent limits.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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