Scherer Brothers Site Environmental Cleanup Plan

Information regarding the environmental clean up plan for the former Scherer Brothers property, located at 9 9th Ave NE and 900 Sibley St NE, just north of Boom Island Park, will be presented to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and the public during the regular board meeting August 3. The regular meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. at the MPRB headquarters, 2117 W River Rd.

The environmental assessment of the property, as well as the proposed cleanup plan and other documents will be available for review on the MPRB website as of July 25 or at the MPRB offices, 2117 W River Rd, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To review the documents at the MPRB offices, contact Cliff Swenson at 612-230-6473 or

Written comments on the plan will be accepted through August 15 by David Jaeger, Supervisor of the Contaminated Lands Unit at Hennepin County: or Hennepin County Department of Environmental Services, Suite 200, 417 N 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55401.

Additional information in the July 22 news release

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