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Applicants for crossings of electrical transmission lines and pipelines shall adhere to federal and state safety regulations, both with regard to prevention (such as safety valves and circuit breakers) and with regard to emergency procedures in the event of failure (fire suppression, oil spill cleanup).

In order to ensure adequate safety for commercial or recreational navigational uses of waterways, overhead crossings shall be constructed at adequate heights to provide maximum safety compatible with existing or potential navigational uses.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 84.415

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008