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9210.0130 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA.

Subpart 1.

Eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants are limited to cities, counties, and solid waste management districts established under Minnesota Statutes, sections 115A.62 to 115A.72, and sanitary districts as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 28b.

Subp. 2.

Eligible project.

For purposes of parts 9210.0100 to 9210.0180, "eligible project" means a waste processing facility that includes resource recovery, together with transfer stations, transmission facilities, or other related and appurtenant facilities primarily serving the waste processing facility. A transfer station that will initially transfer waste to a landfill is an eligible project if the transfer station is part of a resource recovery project proposed in an approved comprehensive solid waste management plan. Examples of eligible projects include waste to energy; materials recovery; chemical, physical, or biological modifications; processing of special waste streams including household hazardous waste; and waste incineration with resource recovery. Eligible projects are limited to those in which the land, buildings, and equipment are publicly owned.

Subp. 3.

Eligible costs.

Eligible costs under parts 9210.0100 to 9210.0180 are limited to the costs of land; waste processing equipment; structures necessary to house the waste processing equipment; transmission facilities; appropriate and necessary on-site utilities; landscaping; on-site roads and parking; structures necessary to concentrate and temporarily store solid waste before transportation to a waste processing facility; trailers, containers, and rolloff boxes necessary to transport wastes from transfer stations to a processing facility, to transport processing facility products to market, or to transport residue from the processing facility to a solid waste land disposal facility; and final design and engineering/architectural plans.

Subp. 4.

Ineligible costs.

Ineligible costs include costs related to solid waste disposal facilities and equipment; structures for housing and maintenance of rolling stock; collection equipment including drop boxes not located on the waste processing facility site; costs related to resource recovery studies, feasibility analyses, or preliminary design and engineering/architectural plans; and costs of leasing equipment.

Statutory Authority:

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

Published Electronically:

October 10, 2013

700 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 ♦ Phone: (651) 296-2868 ♦ TTY: 1-800-627-3529 ♦ Fax: (651) 296-0569