Minnesota Peatland Protection Act (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Minnesota|
|Name||Minnesota Peatland Protection Act (Minnesota)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Minnesota Department of Natural Resources|
| Last Substantive Modification
Certain peatland core areas are designated as scientific and natural areas, and development is restricted. Currently, only two peatlands have been protected: the Pine Creek Peatland in Roseau County, and the Winter Road Lake Peatland in Roseau and Lake of the Woods Counties.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 84.035|