Governing Law and Regulations
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Minnesota Department of Health (DOH) Environmental Health Division
DPS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM)
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.
Hazardous waste transfer facilities in Minnesota have state-specific security requirements. Minnesota's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Following rules similar to the federal ones for municipal solid waste ...