as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/06/2014 04:03pm
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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; prohibiting the denial of certain water use permits;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 103G.287, subdivision 3.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 103G.287, subdivision 3, is amended to
new text beginnew text endThe commissioner may establish
water appropriation limits to protect groundwater resources. When establishing water
appropriation limits to protect groundwater resources, the commissioner must consider
the sustainability of the groundwater resource, including the current and projected water
levels, water quality, whether the use protects ecosystems, and the ability of future
generations to meet their own needs.
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