as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 04:10pm
A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; clarifying that a certain ban on open-air swine basins does
not apply to truck washes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.0714.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.0714, is amended to read:
new text beginnew text endThe commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency or a county board shall not
approve any permits for the construction of new open-air swine basins, except that existing
facilities may use one basin of less than 1,000,000 gallons as part of a permitted waste
treatment program for resolving pollution problems or to allow conversion of an existing
basin of less than 1,000,000 gallons to a different animal type, provided all standards are
met. This section expires June 30, 2022.
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