Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River Act (Minnesota and Wisconsin)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Minnesota;Wisconsin


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
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Federal














Program Administrator Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources, National Park Service
Primary Website http://www.nps.gov/sacn/parkmgmt/index.htm
Applicable Jurisdiction Lower portion of the St. Croix River.


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/nr/100/118/

https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes?id=103F.351

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/watermgmt_section/wild_scenic/index.html


Summary

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.





Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103F.351
Date Effective 2010
Date Enacted 1990

















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