Governing Law and Regulations
Air: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7007.0800, MR 7011.0075, MR 7011.0854, and MR 7011.0917
Elementary neutralization units (ENUs), pretreatment units (PTUs), wastewater treatment units (WWTUs), and combustion waste facilities: MR 7045.0655, Subpart 3
Transfer facilities: MR 7045.0365, Subpart 3.C
Lead-acid batteries: MR 7045.0685, Subpart 2
Pesticides: MR 1505.3110, MR 1505.2500, and MSA 18D.201
Facilities: MR 7035.2535, Subpart 4; Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115A.69, Subdivision 4; and MSA 115A.882, Subdivision 3
Collectors and transporters: MSA 115A.882
Underground storage tanks (USTs): MR 7150.0205, Subpart 1.E
Drinking water: MR 4720.3800
Wastewater: MSA 116.165
Wetlands: MR 8420.0800
Workplace safety agency inspections of employer workplaces: MSA 182.659
Hazardous materials motor carriers: MSA 221.033, Subdivision 2b and MSA 221.037, Subdivision 2
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
Minnesota Department of Health (DOH)
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (MDLI) Minnesota OSHA Compliance (MNOSHA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota has established self-inspection requirements under its air, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, pesticide, solid waste, drinking water, and wastewater regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous waste transportation ...