State presses Water Gremlin to pause

MPCA asks White Bear Lake company to voluntarily stop coating operations after testing revealed a buildup of ground vapors under the building. Company officials want to meet with the MPCA commissioner before making their next move. Regulators are worried about possible vapor intrusion -- volatile organic compounds building up inside the plant that makes fishing sinkers and battery terminals.
Published: 7:25 PM CDT August 15, 2019