Dangerous chemicals left over at a former gas station site were discovered in Paynesville's water wells in 1997. The city has new wells now and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says its drinking water is safe. But the original contamination remains.
EPA finishes 7-year arsenic cleanup in Minneapolis neighborhoods
Federal officials on Tuesday are announcing the end of a seven-year effort to clean up arsenic contamination in several South Minneapolis neighborhoods, which included tearing up more than 600 yards. The $28 million project aimed to remove the toxic chemical left by a former pesticide plant.