Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota



Name Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Department of Health
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/?id=4727


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

This section regulates wells, borings, and underground storage with regards to protecting groundwater resources. The Commissioner of the Department of Health has jurisdiction, and can grant permits for proposed activities, including natural gas exploration and underground storage.





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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103I
Date Effective 1990-1991
Date Enacted 1989


Authority 2: Minnesota Administrative Rules 4725
Date Effective 1999-2000


Authority 3: 4727
Date Effective 2005-2006


Authority 4 6115.0130
Date Effective 2008














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