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9210.0100 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For the purposes of parts 9210.0100 to 9210.0180, the following terms have the meanings given them, unless the context requires otherwise.

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 15 SR 839]

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 15 SR 839]

Subp. 4.

Cities.

"Cities" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 4.

Subp. 5.

Comprehensive solid waste management plan.

"Comprehensive solid waste management plan" means a written plan prepared under Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.46.

Subp. 5a.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Subp. 6.

Disposal.

"Disposal" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 9.

Subp. 7.

Final design and engineering/architectural plans.

"Final design and engineering/architectural plans" means those engineering drawings and specifications used to secure bids for construction or equipment.

Subp. 8.

Institutional arrangements.

"Institutional arrangements" means methods of financing, marketing, procurement, or securing the waste supply.

Subp. 9.

Mixed municipal solid waste.

"Mixed municipal solid waste" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 21.

Subp. 9a.

Agency.

"Agency" means the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Subp. 10.

On-site utilities.

"On-site utilities" means gas, electrical, water, and sewer facilities within the geographic boundaries of the waste processing facility site, that are used for facility operations, excluding transmission of energy to markets.

Subp. 11.

Preliminary design and engineering/architectural plans.

"Preliminary design and engineering/architectural plans" means conceptual plans adequate to obtain preconstruction permits and to meet the needs of an environmental assessment.

Subp. 12.

Processing.

"Processing" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 25.

Subp. 13.

Project.

"Project" means a processing facility, together with any transfer stations, transmission facilities, and other related and appurtenant facilities primarily serving the processing facility.

Subp. 14.

Recyclable materials.

"Recyclable materials" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 25a.

Subp. 15.

Recycling.

"Recycling" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 25b.

Subp. 16.

Recipient.

"Recipient" means an applicant who has received a grant under the solid waste processing facilities capital assistance program.

Subp. 17.

Resource recovery.

"Resource recovery" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 27.

Subp. 18.

Resource recovery facility.

"Resource recovery facility" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 28.

Subp. 19.

Solid waste.

"Solid waste" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 116.06, subdivision 22.

Subp. 20.

Solid waste disposal facilities and equipment.

"Solid waste disposal facilities and equipment" means structures, machinery, or devices at a disposal site necessary for efficient land disposal of solid wastes, including machinery or devices designed to move earth during burial of wastes or to increase the density of wastes buried or to be buried, and facilities in which solid waste is temporarily stored and concentrated before transport to a disposal site.

Subp. 21.

Solid waste management district.

"Solid waste management district" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 32.

Subp. 22.

Special waste stream.

"Special waste stream" means materials normally found in the solid waste stream in sufficient quantity to be recovered for subsequent use, if separated from the solid waste stream and processed separately. Examples of special waste streams include waste tires, wood wastes, and agricultural wastes.

Subp. 23.

Transmission facilities.

"Transmission facilities" means any steam, water, or electrical lines that are used to transport energy to markets.

Subp. 24.

Transfer station.

"Transfer station" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 33.

Subp. 25.

Waste processing equipment.

"Waste processing equipment" means machinery or devices acquired and used as an integral component of a waste processing facility.

Subp. 26.

Waste processing facility.

"Waste processing facility" means structures and equipment, singly or in combination, that are designed, constructed, and used to separate, modify, convert, heat, prepare, or otherwise process solid waste so that materials, substances, or energy contained within the waste may be recovered for subsequent use.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115A.06; 115A.49 to 115A.54

History:

11 SR 432; 15 SR 839; L 1999 c 73 s 5; L 2005 1Sp1 art 2 s 161

Published Electronically:

October 10, 2013

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