Tire recycler was once welcomed by county


September 22, 2023

Pine Knot News

Shredded tires are visible on the bank of a pond located on the Tire Aggregate site.

When St. Louis County first permitted a waste tire recycling facility north of Cloquet in 2014, it concluded that the project along Highway 33 was "consistent with a desirable pattern of development" in the area.

The county, in its area land use plan, said it wanted "to encourage rural industry," and a findings of fact document concluded there was "limited residential development in the area."

That must have been news to the residents who spoke in opposition at the time to the proposed facility, and the 200 petitioners who later opposed the project in a letter to the Minnesota Pollution Con...

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