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7001.0670 PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS AND CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS.

Subpart 1.

Requests.

A request for a public informational meeting or a contested case hearing on the application must be made in writing during the public comment period provided in part 7001.0660, item B and must contain the information specified in part 7001.0110, subpart 3. The agency shall grant or deny a request for a contested hearing in accordance with part 7001.0130. If the request is for a public informational meeting or if a request for a contested case hearing is denied, the agency shall hold a public informational meeting.

Subp. 2.

Preparation of public notice.

If a contested case hearing or public informational meeting is to be held, the commissioner shall prepare a public notice in accordance with parts 7001.0120 and 7001.0130. The public notice must continue for at least 30 days before the public informational meeting or contested case hearing.

Subp. 3.

Mailing of public notice.

The commissioner shall comply with the requirements of part 7001.0120, subpart 4 or 7001.0130, subpart 4, whichever is applicable, and shall also mail a copy of the public notice to the following:

A.

to the governing body of each county and city or township that has jurisdiction over the area where the facility is located or proposed to be located;

B.

to each state agency that has authority under Minnesota laws with respect to the construction or operation of the facility which is the subject of the public informational meeting or contested case hearing;

C.

to all federal and state agencies that have jurisdiction over fish, shellfish, and wildlife resources in the area where the facility is located or proposed to be located;

D.

to the state Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the state historic preservation officers, and any other government official, including officials in other states, whom the commissioner determines may have an interest in the permit application;

E.

to the Environmental Protection Agency and any other federal agency that has issued or is required to issue a permit in connection with the facility which is the subject of the public informational meeting or contested case hearing; and

F.

to all persons who have registered their names on the mailing list established under part 7001.0200.

Subp. 4.

Distribution of public notice.

The commissioner shall comply with the requirements of part 7001.0120, subpart 4 or 7001.0130, subpart 4, whichever is applicable, and shall also publish notice of the public informational meeting or contested case hearing in a daily or weekly major newspaper that has general circulation in the geographical area in which the facility is located or proposed to be located and shall broadcast this notice over at least one local radio station.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116.07

History:

8 SR 2276; L 1987 c 186 s 15

Published Electronically:

July 13, 2009