General Waste and Recycling LLC has 4 groundwater monitoring wells, 3 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 25, 2016 and October 16, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, cobalt, arsenic, beryllium, chromium, lead, lithium and thallium.Site description
General Waste and Recycling LLC is a privately owned landfill built and designed to accept mining and industrial wastes from the northern Minnesota area. This waste management area predominantly accepts waste generated from the local iron and taconite mining industries, but does accept CCR material. General Waste & Recycling LLC operates a singular CCR disposal landfill with a second lined CCR unit currently under construction. The landfill, as well as the other unit once it is constructed, is regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on General Waste & Recycling LLC, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.