Regulatory and Hydropower Policy (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Regulatory and Hydropower Policy (Minnesota)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)|
|Program Administrator||Minnesota Environmental Quality Board|
These statutes establish the State's authority to “control and supervise activity that changes or will change the course, current, or cross section of public waters, including the construction, reconstruction, repair, removal, abandonment, alteration, or the transfer of ownership of dams, reservoirs, control structures, and waterway obstructions in public waters.” The statutes also establish that hydroelectric power generation serves a valid public purpose.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 103A.201|