Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS, Natural Gas|
|Program Administrator||Public Utilities Commission|
This section regulates pipelines that are used to carry natural or synthetic gas at a pressure of more than 90 pounds per square inch, along with pipelines used to carry petroleum products and coal. Special rules apply to pipelines used to carry natural gas at a pressure of more than 125 pounds per square inch. The construction of a pipeline requires a routing permit from the Public Utilities Commission, with some exceptions. Interstate gas pipelines are subject to federal law and exempt from these requirements.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 216G|
|Authority 2:||Minnesota Administrative Rules 7851-7852|