Minnesota Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Minnesota Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency powers of the state: Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 116.11

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Emergency planning and response: Minnesota Rules (MR) 4410.0200

Hazardous waste transfer facilities: MR 7045.0365

Bulk pesticide storage: MR 1505.3060

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Industrial solid waste land disposal facilities: MR 7035.1700(Q)

Mixed municipal solid waste land disposal facilities: MR 7035.2815, Subpart 10(L) and MR 7035.2815, Subpart 16(B)

Solid waste transfer facilities: MR 7035.2870, Subpart 4(F)

Solid waste refuse-derived fuel-processing facilities: MR 7035.2875, Subpart 3(A)

Solid waste compost facilities: MR 7035.2836, Subpart 4(B) and MR 7035.2836, Subpart 5(A)

Water: Minnesota Safe Drinking Water Act, MSA 144.381 to 144.387

Regulatory Agencies

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 ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Additional Guidance