Subdivision 1. Scope.
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms defined in this section have
the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Statewide greenhouse gas emissions.
"Statewide greenhouse gas emissions"
include emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons,
perfluorocarbons, and sulfur hexafluoride emitted by anthropogenic sources within the state and
from the generation of electricity imported from outside the state and consumed in Minnesota.
Carbon dioxide that is injected into geological formations to prevent its release to the atmosphere
in compliance with applicable laws, and carbon dioxide associated with the combustion of
fuels other than coal, petroleum, and natural gas are not counted as contributing to statewide
greenhouse gas emissions.
History: 2007 c 136 art 5 s 1