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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Mercury spill cleanup in New Ulm

A hazmat team is cleaning up after a mercury spill in New Ulm.

The Associated Press:

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the spill was reported Tuesday. A waste hauler had noticed the mercury spill in a dumpster and alerted authorities.

Authorities believe the property owner removed about two gallons of mercury from a garage and disposed of it in the trash. About one gallon spilled in the dumpster.

Location

Minnesota > New Ulm

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