Conservation of Biomass Fuel, Firewood (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota

Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Conservation of Biomass Fuel, Firewood (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


When trees or portions of trees usable as firewood are removed from property under the control of a public utility, pipeline company, railroad, state agency or department, or a political subdivision, that portion of the tree material that is six inches or larger in diameter shall not be destroyed by open burning or deposited in a landfill without first being offered for use to the public, subject to the approval of the landowner or landowners involved.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 116F.30
Date Enacted 1980