Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River Act (Minnesota and Wisconsin)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Minnesota;Wisconsin|
|Name||Wild and Scenic River Acts (Lower St. Croix Riverway)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources, National Park Service|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Lower portion of the St. Croix River.|
The lower portion of the St. Croix River in Minnesota and Wisconsin is regulated under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Program. Most new residential, commercial, and industrial uses are prohibited, riverway lands are protected by acreage, frontage, and setback requirements, and affected municipalities are required to adopt zoning ordinances in the spirit of these regulations.
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|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 103F.351|