Quantcast

Tag Archives: 3M

Feds aim for efficiency in Gateway Corridor reviews

A potential bus rapid transit or light rail line between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury would stop at the 3M Co. headquarters at McKnight Road off Interstate 94 in Maplewood. The transit project may clear federal review hurdles faster as part of President Barack Obama’s goals for efficiency in federal oversight of infrastructure projects. (Staff photo: Bill Klotz)

The proposed 12-mile bus rapid transit or light rail line between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury is among 11 projects tapped by the Obama administration to be part of a program to increase coordination among the federal agencies that oversee major infrastructure projects.

Read More »

PCA whistleblower has paid a steep price

When the news broke last month that the state and 3M are in settlement talks over damage to natural resources caused by contamination from perfluorochemicals produced by the Minnesota-based manufacturing giant, Fardin Oliaei was paying close attention.

Read More »