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Canadian Pacific yard expansion would fill six acres of wetlands

(Source: Pioneer Press, April 1, 2014)

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Canadian Pacific Railway has proposed a major expansion of its receiving yard to the north and east of Pig's Eye Lake in St. Paul, with the ultimate goal of accommodating 10,000-foot trains by mid-2015. The project, which is sure to raise eyebrows with neighbors and naturalists, would fill in 6 acres of wetlands along the northern and eastern shoreland areas of the lake.

Full story: www.twincities.com

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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