Wetland Preservation Areas (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Wetland Preservation 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|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Affected county governments|
A wetland owner can apply to the host county for designation of a wetland preservation area. Once designated, the area remains designated until the owner initiates expiration, except where a state or governmental agency exercises eminent domain. Construction and certain public projects are prohibited on designated wetland preservation areas.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Minn. Stat. 103F.612-616|