Laws and regulations for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permits: Minnesota Environmental Protection Act, 9 Minnesota Statutes Annotated 116D.04, and regulations at Minnesota Rules (MR) 7001.0010 to 7001.0730 and MR 7046.0020
Permit requirement: MR 7001.0520, Subpart 1
Permit-by-rule: MR 7001.0520, Subpart 3
Permit exemptions: MR 7001.0520, Subpart 2
Permit application content: MR 7001.0530, MR 7001.0590, MR 7001.0620, and MR 7001.0640
Permit duration: MR 7001.0720, Subpart 1 and MR 7001.0712, Subpart 3
Environmental assessment worksheet: MR 7046.0020, Subpart 4
Major permit modifications: MR 7001.0170 and MR 7001.0730, Subpart 2
Minor permit modifications: MR 7001.0190, Subparts 2 and 3, and MR 7001.0730, Subpart 4
TSDF fees: MR 7046.0020
Permit application fees: MR 7046.0020, Subpart 5
Annual permitted facility fees: MR 7046.0020, Subpart 5(B) and MR 7001.0730, Subpart 3
Major modification fee: MR 7046.0020, Subpart 1(D) and MR 7046.0020, Subpart 5(C)
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Industrial Division Land and Air Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Compliance Unit
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board (MEQB)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota's hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules include the federal requirements and the state's more stringent standards. Minnesota has adopted neither the federal TSDF permit requirements for either remedial action plans nor the standardized permit provisions. The state's more ...