State Specific Policy Resources: Minnesota

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Stormwater Permitting

Tire / Rubber

  • 2019 Minnesota SF 7, Sec. 116 requires the Pollution Control Agency to analyze the forms and levels of financial assurance required of permitted waste tire facilities and report to the legislature by Feb. 1, 2020, on the adequacy of existing mechanisms, statewide tire processing capacity, and additional options for financial assurance mechanisms.
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 17, § 17.135 Farm Disposal of Solid Waste (ISRI note: exemption from permit does not include burning tires)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 88, § 88.71 Open Burning Prohibitions (ISRI note: includes tires)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 115A. Waste Management
    • § 115A.03 Definitions (ISRI note: "mixed municipal solid waste" does not include tires)
    • § 115A.551 Recycling (ISRI note: county goals)
    • Waste Tires, Batteries, and Used Oil
    • § 115A.935 Solid Waste Generated Outside of Minnesota. (ISRI note: bans tires from transported solid waste)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 116, § 116.073 Field Citations. (ISRI note: Pollution Control Agency citations, includes penalty per waste tire)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 168B.011 Definitions. (ISRI note: Abandoned Vehicle statutes, includes tires as "motor vehicle waste")
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 169 Traffic Regulations.
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 221, § 221.025 Exemptions. (ISRI note: motor carrier permitting does not apply to intrastate transportation of solid waste, including recyclable materials and waste tires)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 297A, § 297A.68 Business Exemptions. (ISRI note: sales and use tax exemptions; subd. 24. "Waste processing equipment" includes equipment used for processing and utilizing waste tires as primary fuel at an electric generation facility)
  • Minn. Stat. Ch. 325E. Trade Practices
    • § 325E.32 Waste Tires; Collection. (ISRI note: requires retail sellers of tires to accept an equal number of waste tires)
    • § 325E.389 Items containing lead prohibited (ISRI note: covers sales of jewelry, sets lead standards for rubber as a Class 2 material)

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