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W&M News Releases

Topics include fuel testing, weight testing and complaince. Department of Commerce news releases displayed here date back five years back. After that, the releases automatically drop off the page.
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  • 2015 National Weights and Measures Week kicks off a year of celebration
    March 04, 2015 - SAINT PAUL, MN. – Established in 1885, the Minnesota Department of Commerce Weights and Measures Division serves as Minnesota’s first consumer protection agency. For its 130th Anniversary, the Department of Commerce will celebrate Minnesota’s foundation of consumer protection throughout the year, including the 2015 State Fair.
  • The Minnesota Department of Commerce Urges Shoppers to Check List Twice, Keep Dangerous Toys from Your Holiday Celebration
    November 26, 2013 - The largest shopping days of the year are now here – the few days where a significant portion of the annual $20 billion are spent on toys in the United States. To help keep dangerous toys out of the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, the Department of Commerce is reminding parents to stay vigilant about product and toy safety including hazardous chemicals, and to check product recall alerts.
  • Commerce Commissioner urges gas station owners and petroleum distributors to step up security
    August 27, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Commerce received notice Tuesday that #2 diesel gasoline at First Fuel Banks in Saint Cloud had been tampered with and contaminated sometime between August 16 and August 20. As a precautionary measure, Commissioner Mike Rothman urged gas stations across the state to step up security by securing their tanks with locks and keep tanks under video surveillance.
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