Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota

Name Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Health
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/?id=4727

Last Review 2014-09-15


This section regulates wells, borings, and underground storage with regards to protecting groundwater resources. The Commissioner of the Department of Health has jurisdiction, and can grant permits for proposed activities, including natural gas exploration and underground storage.

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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103I
Date Effective 1990-1991
Date Enacted 1989

Authority 2: Minnesota Administrative Rules 4725
Date Effective 1999-2000

Authority 3: 4727
Date Effective 2005-2006

Authority 4 6115.0130
Date Effective 2008