Minnesota E-scrap Firm Fined Over CRT Glass

April 20, 2015

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Minnesota E-scrap Firm Fined Over CRT Glass

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Minnesota-based Materials Processing LLC has been fined $125,000 for storing 2,500 tons of CRT glass in more than 100 semi-trailers around the Twin Cities. The company also recently closed its dual-certified Philadelphia facility, E-Scrap News has learned.

According to a press release from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, "crushed" leaded glass belonging to Materials Processing LLC (MPC) was found in 128 semi-trailers in the St. Paul-Minneapolis metro area. As part of an enforcement action brought against MPC by state regulators, the company has paid for the material, totaling 2,500 tons, to be moved to "a permitted hazardous waste facility."

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