Where: 2280 Walnut Street, Roseville (just west of where 35W & Hwy 280 first join together; about 1 1/2 miles north of the Como neighborhood)
To note: In the Roseville Review article linked to below, Alex Holmquist reports that the company would eventually close their Minneapolis plant and move those operations to this new facility in Roseville. The Minneapolis plant is located in the East Phillips neighborhood at 2825 Cedar Ave. S. (zoned I-2).
How to comment: MPCA Seeks Comments on Environmental Review and Permit for Roseville Asphalt Facility
Comments on the EAW must be submitted in writing to Kevin Kain, MPCA, 520 Lafayette Road N., Saint Paul, MN, 55155-4194, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline was originally August 11, 2010, but it has been extended.
Bituminous Roadways Roseville Asphalt Plant Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (4.5MB PDF download)
Potential asphalt plant raises concern, outrage for Roseville residents, by Alex Holmquist, Roseville Review, August 3, 2010
"Though projections show a proposed Roseville asphalt plant wouldn't harm surrounding neighborhoods, residents aren't convinced. Bituminous Roadways Inc. has plans to build an asphalt plant at 2280 Walnut Street, but only if they are issued an air emission facility permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and a conditional use permit for outdoor storage from the city . . . " (click on the linked headline above to read the full story)
Dispute In Roseville Over New Asphalt Plant, by Ryan Ruud, KSTP-TV, August 6, 2010
"A proposal to build an asphalt plant on Walnut Street in Roseville has some residents not so sure about their proposed new neighbor. Bituminous Roadways president Kent Peterson says the location is perfect for the company . . . " (click on the linked headline above to read the full story and view the TV footage)