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HF 1674

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/05/2007
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/19/2007

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A bill for an act
relating to the environment; requiring a report on the issuance of permits for
biofuel processing facilities.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginBIOFUEL PERMITTING REPORT.
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new text begin By January 15, 2008, the Pollution Control Agency, the commissioner of natural
resources, and the Environmental Quality Board shall report to the house and senate
committees and divisions with jurisdiction over agriculture and environment policy
and budget on the process to issue permits for biofuel production facilities. The report
shall include:
new text end

new text begin (1) information on the timing of the permits and measures taken to improve the
timing of the permitting process;
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new text begin (2) recommended changes to statutes, rules, or procedures to improve the biofuel
facility permitting process and reduce the groundwater needed for production; and
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new text begin (3) other information or analysis that may be helpful in understanding or improving
the biofuel production facility permitting process.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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