Minnesota Peatland Protection Act (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Minnesota

Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Minnesota Peatland Protection Act (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=84.035

Last Review 2014-07-18
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/snas/coniferous_peatlands.html


Certain peatland core areas are designated as scientific and natural areas, and development is restricted. Currently, only two peatlands have been protected: the Pine Creek Peatland in Roseau County, and the Winter Road Lake Peatland in Roseau and Lake of the Woods Counties.

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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 84.035
Date Effective 1992
Date Enacted 1991