Tiller Corporation
The Tiller Corporation sand fracking plant on County Road 30 between North Branch and Harris now has all the proper permits, and will be fully operational in a matter of days. Mike Caron, director of land use affairs for Tiller Corp., said last week the plant received an air quality permit from the ...Read More
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  The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has reached an agreement with Tiller Corp., resolving air-quality violations at the company’s sand-processing facility in North Branch, according to a press release by the MPCA. The agreement covers the company’s failure to obtain required air-quality pe...Read More
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It was a tight squeeze into a room rented by Tiller Corporation and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency at the North Branch Area Library Dec. 3. Around 100 people showed up for the meeting, which was organized to discuss the MPCA air quality permit Tiller has yet to obtain. Tiller needs that perm...Read More
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The North Branch City Council Monday approved the city’s 2013 operating budget and property-tax levy via a 3-2 vote. Mayor Amy Oehlers and council members Joel McPherson and Kathy Blomquist approved the budget and levy. Council members Ron Lindquist and Theresa Furman cast dissenting votes. The ov...Read More
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The informational Harris City Council meeting held Nov. 12 to discuss the impact of the traffic created by Tiller Corporation opening a sand processing plant in North Branch was only a work session, so no decisions could be made.  At the regular council meeting Nov. 19, the council again looked at ...Read More
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To the editor A frack sand plant is planned to begin phase one operations, possible permitted hours 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with trucks running six to seven days a week, 12 hours per day. There are plans for phase two that will involve a larger operation with more operational days and [.....Read More
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