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Minnesota RCRA: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste law and rules: Waste Management Act, Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115A and regulations at Minnesota Rules (MR) 7001.0010 to 7001.0730, MR 7045, and MR 7046

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste law and rules: Waste Management Act, MSA 115A; County Solid Waste Management Act of 1971, MSA 400.01 to 400.17 and regulations at MR 7035.0300 to 7035.6000, MR 7001.0010 to 7001.0200, MR 7001.3000 to 7001.3550, MR 7002.0410 to 7002.0490, and MR 9220.0100 to 9220.0680

Underground storage tank (UST) law and rules: Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act, MSA 115C, MSA 116.46 to 116.50 and regulations at MR 7105, MR 7150, and MR 2890

Regulatory Agencies

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Industrial Division Compliance and Enforcement Section

MPCA Storage Tank Compliance and Assistance Program

Minnesota Department of Commerce Petroleum Release Compensation Board

Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division

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's waste management rules include many of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA) rules, as well as more stringent state requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste management and USTs. Minnesota has received RCRA authorization from EPA. RCRA authorization allows MPCA to administer and enforce the state's hazardous waste, solid (nonhazardous) waste, and UST management programs.

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