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According to the Pollution Control Agency, 10 percent of the 13 million gallons of paint sold every year in Minnesota  1.3 million gallons  is never actually used. A bill sponsored by Rep. Brita Sailer is designed to make it easier for consumers to recycle unwanted paint by having the manufacturers collect it at retail locations. Gov. Tim Pawlenty vetoed it May 15, in part because it would have established a paint stewardship fee. (Photo by Andrew VonBank)
According to the Pollution Control Agency, 10 percent of the 13 million gallons of paint sold every year in Minnesota 1.3 million gallons is never actually used. A bill sponsored by Rep. Brita Sailer is designed to make it easier for consumers to recycle unwanted paint by having the manufacturers collect it at retail locations. Gov. Tim Pawlenty vetoed it May 15, in part because it would have established a paint stewardship fee. (Photo by Andrew VonBank)