Metropolitan Landfill Abatement Act (Minnesota)

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Place Minnesota

Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Metropolitan Landfill Abatement Act (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Fees
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Minnesota Department of Revenue
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Metropolitan areas in MN

Last Review 2014-09-15


A fee is imposed on operators of mixed municipal solid waste disposal facilities corresponding to the amount of waste taken in. Waste residue from recycling facilities or resource recovery facilities is exempt from this fee if there is at least an 85 percent weight reduction in the solid waste processed. The money will be used to fund the research, development, and implementation of alternative solid waste management practices and resource recovery facilities.


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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 473.841-849
Date Effective 1985
Date Enacted 1984