Month: August 2019

News release: Water Gremlin to voluntarily discontinue use of t-DCE until vapor mitigation system is operational

Water Gremlin today announced it will voluntarily cease coating operations that involve the use of trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene (t-DCE) until a vapor mitigation system is installed and operational at its White Bear Township facility. The company has also committed to voluntarily accelerate additional testing on the property that was scheduled for a later time to get that… Read more »

Water Gremlin facility testing

During this testing TCE and t-DCE were found beneath the foundation of Water Gremlin’s North Campus building. Environmental experts are confident this is limited to a small area at our facility, but are doing more testing to ensure this is the case. We have notified our employees, and our indoor vapor testing shows rates are… Read more »

Environmental performance update

Our new pollution control system was recently tested, and we were not satisfied with its performance. To ensure our compliance with regulated limits, we have been developing an alternative option that is focused on pollution prevention. After conversing with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), we have decided to resubmit our permit application using this… Read more »