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The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is seeking to renew its wastewater discharge permit, which has opened up discussions in Renville County about returning the company discharge to Beaver Creek via County Ditch 45. The discharge now is sent through the smaller Sacred Heart Creek system via County Ditch 37, shown here. Submitted map

Sugar plant seeking to renew discharge permit

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OLIVIA -- The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative remains unable to meet water quality standards, but Renville County may be asking that it return to sending its treated wastewater into Beaver Creek via County Ditch 45 when it renews its wastewater discharge permit this year.


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