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7035.1600 PROHIBITED AREAS FOR INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE LAND DISPOSAL FACILITIES.

The fill and trench areas of industrial solid waste land disposal facilities are prohibited within the following areas:

A.

1,000 feet from the normal high water mark of a lake, pond, or flowage;

B.

300 feet from a stream;

C.

a regional floodplain;

D.

wetlands;

E.

within 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way of any state, federal, or interstate highway or of the boundary of a public park or of an occupied dwelling. Permission may be granted under this item, without these distance requirements, at the discretion of the commissioner, taking into consideration such factors as noise, dust, litter, and other aesthetic and environmental considerations;

F.

locations considered hazardous because of the proximity of airports; and

G.

an area which is unsuitable because of topography, geology, hydrology, or soils.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03; 116.07

History:

L 1987 c 186 s 1; 13 SR 1150

Published Electronically:

September 7, 2006