INTERVIEW: Clean up Underway from Mississippi River Flooding in St. Paul

Updated: 07/16/2014 5:23 PM
Created: 07/16/2014 4:40 PM
By: Cassie Hart

Flooding along the Mississippi River in St. Paul is nothing new. However, last month's heavy rains left the area under a lot more water than usual.

Now, the water is low enough for crews to start cleaning up the massive amounts of trash left behind.

Paul Nordell, the Adopt-a-River Project Coordinator with the DNR, stopped by KSTP to talk about the effort. He says the most interesting thing someone has found during a clean up was a refrigerator.

All the garbage collected is recycled.

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