Soil and Water Conservation Policy (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Soil and Water Conservation Policy (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 Environmental Quality Board, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Opt-in: A map of districts can be found here: http://www.maswcd.org/Board_and_Staff/maswcd_board_of_directors_and_staff.htm|
This statute establishes that it is the responsibility of land occupiers to implement practices that conserve soil and water resources, and the policy of the state encourages them to do so.
Chapter 103C of the Minnesota Statutes establishes local Soil and Water Conservation Districts to implement these programs.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 103A.206|