Ford Site – Area C

Ford Site Area C

Area C Informational Meeting
February 20, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Area C Community Meeting Presentation

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is hosting a community meeting on February 20 to share information about the environmental investigation and next steps at Area C, a historical industrial waste dump on Ford’s river parcel.  Area C was used to dispose of paint sludge and solvents during the early days of Ford’s operation at its St. Paul plant. More information about Area C is available on the MPCA’s website at The meeting will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church,  700 Snelling Ave S, St. Paul (MPCA presentation at 6:30 PM, followed by questions/answers).  Questions can also be submitted prior to the meeting by sending an email to


Area C of he Ford site includes a 22 acre parcel located at base of bluff on the floodplain that was used  for disposal of Industrial waste (paint sludge, solvents) from 1940 to the 1960′s. This area of the original Ford Site has not been included in Master Plan for the Ford site development.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is conducting a feasibility study for clean up of the area.

Area C Briefing - Presented to the Highland District Council – November 19, 2019

Area C – MDH Health Assessment Summary 20200213

Area C Health Consultation Memo