Dubois Livestock, Inc. initially allowed state inspectors to enter its property, but after more odor complaints and successive DEP follow-ups in the fall of 2015, the company refused any more cooperation.
With the grant, the university will install LeanPath, a food waste prevention technology that enables commercial kitchens to dramatically reduce food waste and operate more sustainable facilities.
The county is proposing to move the yard waste drop-off site to a parcel of land owned by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on 82nd Street.
The county is targeting January 16 as the final day for crews to collect debris from curbs.
Low-solids systems typically can handle five to 10 percent of solids in feedstock, while high-solids systems can handle up to 35 percent solids,