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HF 78

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 01/28/2021 05:40pm

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

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/14/2021

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; defining perfluorochemicals as hazardous substance under
Minnesota Environmental Response and Liability Act; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 115B.02, subdivision 8.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 115B.02, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Hazardous substance.

"Hazardous substance" means:

(1) any commercial chemical designated pursuant to the Federal Water Pollution Control
Act, under United States Code, title 33, section 1321(b)(2)(A);

(2) any hazardous air pollutant listed pursuant to the Clean Air Act, under United States
Code, title 42, section 7412; deleted text beginand
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(3) any hazardous wastedeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
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new text begin (4) perfluorochemicals.
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Hazardous substance does not include natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas,
synthetic gas usable for fuel, or mixtures of such synthetic gas and natural gas, nor does it
include petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction thereof deleted text beginwhichdeleted text endnew text begin thatnew text end is not otherwise a
hazardous waste.