A Wisconsin-based company is cutting ties with Water Gremlin, which makes fishing sinkers and battery terminals.
In March, Water Gremlin agreed to pay $7 million in fines for emitting excessive amounts of the cancer-causing substance TCE.
Last week the MPCA asked the White Bear Township company to shut down some of its operations because of contamination of soil beneath the plant.Minnesota agency asks Water Gremlin to halt work
Hi-Tec Finishing in Wisconsin had agreed to work with Water Gremlin, but now says the company was “unaware that the chemicals used to process the Water Gremlin products are alleged to be unsafe and unhealthy."MPCA sued for information on emissions from Water Gremlin
Water Gremlin has disputed the MPCA findings of additional pollutants and says there is no immediate threat to human health or the environment.
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