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7011.0150 PREVENTING PARTICULATE MATTER FROM BECOMING AIRBORNE.

No person shall cause or permit the handling, use, transporting, or storage of any material in a manner which may allow avoidable amounts of particulate matter to become airborne.

No person shall cause or permit a building or its appurtenances or a road, or a driveway, or an open area to be constructed, used, repaired, or demolished without applying all such reasonable measures as may be required to prevent particulate matter from becoming airborne. All persons shall take reasonable precautions to prevent the discharge of visible fugitive dust emissions beyond the lot line of the property on which the emissions originate. The commissioner may require such reasonable measures as may be necessary to prevent particulate matter from becoming airborne including, but not limited to, paving or frequent clearing of roads, driveways, and parking lots; application of dust-free surfaces; application of water; and the planting and maintenance of vegetative ground cover.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116.07

History:

L 1987 c 186 s 15; 18 SR 614; 20 SR 2316

Published Electronically:

February 25, 2008