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WETLANDS

Administration, Minn. Rules 8420.0100

Agricultural activities in, replacement, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Agricultural land, cultivated fields, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Alteration, physical alteration, defined, Minn. Rules 7050.0130

Appeals, replacement and restoration orders, Minn. Rules 8420.0905

Applications

Approval, conditions, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Approved under older rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0265

Decisions, Minn. Rules 8420.0255

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Exemption applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0320

Incomplete applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0255

No-loss decisions, applications for, Minn. Rules 8420.0315

Notices about, Minn. Rules 8420.0255

Replacement plan applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0330

Required information in, Minn. Rules 8420.0305

Review of, technical evaluation panel, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Sequencing applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0325

Wetland boundary or type applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0310

Archaeological sites in, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Banking, see Wetland banking under this topic

Bogs, water pollution, Minn. Rules 7050.0470

Boundaries

Determination, Minn. Rules 8420.0405

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Calcareous fens, see under FENS

Cease and desist orders, Minn. Rules 8420.0900

Classification, waters of the state, Minn. Rules 7050.0410, 7050.0425

Comprehensive plans

Contents, Minn. Rules 8420.0830

Development by local governments, Minn. Rules 8420.0830

High-priority areas, Minn. Rules 8420.0835

Wetland preservation areas, Minn. Rules 8420.0840

Conservation easements

Landowner compensation, Minn. Rules 8420.0915

Wetlands restored by, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Conservation officers, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0900

Conservation, generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0100 to 8420.0755

Contractors, duties, statements from landowners, Minn. Rules 8420.0335

Coordination of activities, conservation, generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Creation

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Credits

Replacement credits, see same under this topic

Wetland banking, see same under this topic

Cultivated fields, wetlands in, replacement and restoration, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Cultural resource sites in, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Data, wellhead protection plans, Minn. Rules 4720.5400

De minimis replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420, 8420.0520

Definitions

Animal feedlots, Minn. Rules 7020.0300

Conservation, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Metropolitan watershed management, Minn. Rules 8410.0020

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Degraded wetlands, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Drainage

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Public drainage system activities, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Drained wetland, defined, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Endangered and threatened species in, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Enforcement, Minn. Rules 8420.0100

Environmental assessment worksheets, mandatory categories, Minn. Rules 4410.4300

Environmental impact statements, mandatory categories, Minn. Rules 4410.4400

Excavation

Application of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Exceptional natural resources, protection, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Exemption applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0320

Exemptions from rules

Generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Farmed wetlands, defined, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Federally approved activities, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Fens, calcareous, Minn. Rules 8420.0935

Fens, see FENS

Forestry, activities for, replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Functions and values, determining public values, technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Greater than 80 percent areas, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

High-priority regions and areas

Comprehensive plans, Minn. Rules 8420.0835

Unavoidable impacts, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Historic sites in, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Impacted wetlands

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement plans, impact avoidance, minimization, rectification, reduction, or elimination, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Impacts on

Minimizing or rectifying, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Restrictions, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

In-kind replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Incidental wetlands, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Incorporations by reference, guides and manuals (federal and state), Minn. Rules 8420.0112

Industrial solid waste land disposal facilities, prohibited sites, Minn. Rules 7035.1600

Infrastructure, definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Inspections, on-site inspections, by technical evaluation panels, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Interpretation of rules, conservation, Minn. Rules 8420.0100

Irrigation devices, using on, interpretation of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Landowners

Compensation, applications to Water and Soil Resources Board, Minn. Rules 8420.0915

Compensation lawsuits, Minn. Rules 8420.0910

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement plans, see same under this topic

Lawsuits, wetland replacement, compensation to landowners, Minn. Rules 8420.0910

Local governments

Appeals process, establishment, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Approving authority, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Coordination, conservation activities, generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Duties

Comprehensive plans, Minn. Rules 8420.0830

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Determination of responsible local government unit, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Duties generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Moratoria on decisions, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Replacement credits, certification for deposit, Minn. Rules 8420.0725

Replacement wetlands, monitoring, Minn. Rules 8420.0820

Right to require higher standards, Minn. Rules 8420.0233

Public waters wetlands projects, work permit waivers, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Replacement plans, see same under this topic

State agency, designation as, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Technical evaluation panel members, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Management goals, watershed management plans, Minn. Rules 8410.0080

Maps

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Rules 8420.0112

Protected waters and wetlands, Minn. Rules 7020.0205

Material adverse effects, statutory compliance, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Mining activities

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Impacts from, Minn. Rules 8420.0930

Natural Resources Department, approval authority, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Permits, applications, Minn. Rules 6130.4300

Minor watershed, generally, see WATERSHEDS

Mitigation, Minn. Rules 7050.0186

Monitoring

Replacement wetlands, Minn. Rules 8420.0810, 8420.0820

Wetland bank sites, Minn. Rules 8420.0735

Wetland banking, by technical evaluation panels, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Natural surface water storage and retention systems, defined, Minn. Rules 8410.0020

New wetlands, see Creation under this topic

No-loss determinations

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

No-loss, criteria for

Activities conducted under, Minn. Rules 8420.0410

Activities qualifying for no-loss, listing, Minn. Rules 8420.0415

Decisions, applications for, Minn. Rules 8420.0315

Nonferrous metallic mineral mining

Conservation, site considerations, Minn. Rules 6132.2000

Mitigation and replacement procedures, Minn. Rules 6132.5300

Notice requirements, local governments, duty to give notice, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Noxious weeds, control, interpretation of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

On-site

Inspections, by technical evaluation panels, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Sequencing determinations, de minimis replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Partially drained wetlands, replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Pastures, using for, interpretation of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Peace officers

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0900

Peat mining, exemptions from rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Permanent wetlands preserve program, see under REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Permanently and semipermanently flooded area of a type 3, 4, or 5 wetland, excavation, application of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Petroleum contaminated soil, Minn. Rules 7037.0100 to 7037.3700

Pre-statehood wetland areas, map, Minn. Rules 8420.0117

Presettlement wetlands

Areas and acres, county classification, Minn. Rules 8420.0117

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Public drainage system activities, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Public drainage systems, see Drainage under this topic

Public road project notification, public waters wetlands projects, local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Public transportation projects

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0544

Replacement plans, see same under this topic

Public value of wetlands

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Public waters wetlands

Conservation, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Definitions

Generally, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Permits, Minn. Rules 6115.0170

Exemption from rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Permits, review, Minn. Rules 6115.0250

Technical evaluation panel, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Public waters

Exemption from rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Public waters and wetlands projects, requirements waived by local governments, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Technical evaluation panel, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Purpose of rules

Replacement plans, evaluation, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Wetland banking, Minn. Rules 8420.0700

Wetland conservation act, Minn. Rules 8420.0100

Rare natural communities, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Reinvest in Minnesota, see REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Replacement and restoration orders

Appeals, Minn. Rules 8420.0905

Issuance, Minn. Rules 8420.0900

Replacement credits

Actions eligible for, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Deposit in wetland bank, certification for, Minn. Rules 8420.0725

Transfers, Minn. Rules 8420.0745

Wetland banking, Minn. Rules 8420.0705

Withdrawals from wetland bank, Minn. Rules 8420.0745

Replacement plans

Applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0330

Approval, local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200, 8420.0520

Endangered and threatened species, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Evaluation, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Factors to be considered before submitting, Minn. Rules 8420.0515

Impact avoidance, minimization, rectification, reduction, or elimination, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Local governments, public waters and wetlands projects, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Monitoring, see same under this topic

Preapplication conferences and site visits, Minn. Rules 8420.0330

Public road projects, exception, Minn. Rules 8420.0544

Public transportation projects, Minn. Rules 8420.0544

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Sequencing, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Unavoidable impacts, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Wetlands in cultivated fields, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Withdrawal of replacement credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0745

Replacement wetlands

As-built documentation, Minn. Rules 8420.0800

Construction, Minn. Rules 8420.0528, 8420.0800

Credits, see Replacement credits under this topic

Defined, Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Monitoring, see same under this topic

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Rules 8400.3110

Siting, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Replacement

Agricultural activities, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Exemptions from requirements, Minn. Rules 8420.0320, 8420.0420

Financial assurance for, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Lawsuits, compensation actions, Minn. Rules 8420.0910

Ratios, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Standards generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Timing, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Restorable drained wetlands, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Rules 8400.3110

Restoration

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Orders, see Replacement and restoration orders under this topic

Replacement credits for, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Standards for, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Wetlands in a cultivated field, Minn. Rules 8420.0520

Restored wetlands, replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Riparian land, defined, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Scope of rules, conservation, generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Sequencing analysis, application for, Minn. Rules 8420.0325

Sewage, see SEWAGE

Shoreland wetland protection zone, adjacent, defined, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Shorelands, sanitary provisions, municipalities, Minn. Rules 6120.3400

Silviculture activities

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Solid waste management facilities, locating on, prohibitions, Minn. Rules 7035.2555

Special protection areas

Animal feedlots located near, manure and process wastewater applications, Minn. Rules 7020.2225

Defined, Minn. Rules 7020.0300

State agencies, application of rules to, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

State lands, activities on, authority, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

State or local government lands, preservation, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

State wetland banking system, see Wetland banking under this topic

Statutory compliance, material adverse effects, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Sustainability in replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0522

Technical evaluation panels

Generally, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Notice received, public transportation projects, wetlands replacement, Minn. Rules 8420.0544

Type 3 wetlands, excavation, application of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Type 4 wetlands, excavation, application of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Type 5 wetlands, excavation, application of rules, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Types, identification, table, Minn. Rules 8420.0405

Upland buffer areas, Minn. Rules 8420.0526

Use classification, Minn. Rules 7050.0425

Utilities, activities by

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Utility crossings

Construction methods, Minn. Rules 6135.1300

Public lands and waters, standards for route design, Minn. Rules 6135.1100

Violations and penalties, notices of potential violation, Minn. Rules 8420.0900

Waivers, public waters and public waters wetlands projects, Minn. Rules 8420.0105

Waste disposal sites, evaluation, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Water and Soil Resources Board

Comprehensive plans, Minn. Rules 8420.0830

Landowners, compensation applications, Minn. Rules 8420.0915

Moratoria on local decisions, Minn. Rules 8420.0200

Replacement and restoration orders, appeals, Minn. Rules 8420.0905

Wetland bank sites, record keeping, Minn. Rules 8420.0755

Water bank program

Draining other wetlands, Minn. Rules 6115.1250

Statutory authority, purpose, Minn. Rules 6115.1200

Water pollution, classification, Minn. Rules 7050.0470

Water quality standards, Minn. Rules 7050.0186, 7050.0222, 7050.0224, 7050.0425

Water quality

Activities affecting, Minn. Rules 8420.0500

Standards, Minn. Rules 7050.0186, 7050.0222, 7050.0224, 7050.0425

Watersheds, see WATERSHEDS

Websites, protected waters and wetlands maps, Minn. Rules 7020.0205

Wetland banking system, defined, Minn. Rules 8410.0020

Wetland banking

Banking credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0111

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200

Monitoring, by technical evaluation panels, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Purpose, Minn. Rules 8420.0700

Replacement credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0705, 8420.0725

Replacement requirements, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

Review, technical evaluation panel, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Transfers of replacement credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0745

Wetland bank sites, Minn. Rules 8420.0735, 8420.0755

Withdrawals of credits, Minn. Rules 8420.0745

Wetland Conservation Act, Minn. Rules 8420.0100

Wetland preservation areas, comprehensive plans, Minn. Rules 8420.0840

Wetland types

Determination

Local governments, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0105, 8420.0200

Review, technical evaluation panel, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Technical evaluation panels, duties, Minn. Rules 8420.0240

Types 1 to 8, see specific entries under this topic

Wildlife habitat, activities to improve, replacement exemptions, Minn. Rules 8420.0420

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