language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 147-H.F.No. 185 An act relating to utilities; prohibiting state permits for construction of certain hydropower facilities on the bluffs of the Mississippi river; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [216B.245] [PUMP AND STORE HYDROPOWER FACILITIES; PROHIBITION.] A state agency may not issue a permit for the construction of a facility for generating electricity if the facility would be located on top of the bluffs along the Mississippi river and would pump water from any portion of the river, store the water on top of the bluffs, and release the water at a later time to generate the electricity. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor May 11, 1993 Signed by the governor May 13, 1993, 2:56 p.m.
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