Scientific and Natural Areas (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Scientific and Natural Areas (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||Department of Natural Resources|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||A map of scientific and natural areas is located on the DNR website: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/snas/map.html|
Certain scientific and natural areas are established throughout the state for the purpose of preservation and protection. Construction and new development is prohibited in these areas.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 84.03|
|Authority 2:||Minnesota Administrative Rules 6136.0100-0600|