Scenic River Protection Policy, Minnesota Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Minnesota



Name Scenic River Protection Policy, Minnesota Wild and Scenic Rivers 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
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=103A.208
Applicable Jurisdiction Six Minnesota rivers contain segments designated as wild, scenic, or recreational; a list can be found on the DNR website: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/watermgmt_section/wild_scenic/wsrivers/rivers.html


Last Review 2014-09-15


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


Summary

The State aims to preserve and protect Minnesota rivers and adjacent lands with outstanding scenic, recreational, natural, historical, scientific and similar values. Chapter 103F defines recreational, scenic, and wild rivers, and describes standards for a river management plan. More specific regulations can be found in the Minnesota Administrative Rules, chapter 6105.


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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103A.208
Date Enacted 1990


Authority 2: 103F.301-345



Authority 3: Minnesota Administrative Rules



Authority 4 6105















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