Red Wing Shoes Pays $30 K for Air Quality Violations at 2 Plants

(St. Paul, MN) — Red Wing Shoe Company is paying a 30-thousand-dollar fine for violating air quality permit requirements in 2020 and 2021 at two local production facilities. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the company failed to properly calculate emissions for hazardous pollutants, conduct equipment inspections and tune-ups, and fully report impacted record keeping from a 2020 cyber security attack. Red Wing was also ordered to complete a series of corrective actions.