1999 Minnesota Code
Chapters 114C - 116I Environmental Protection
Chapter 115D Toxic Pollution Prevention
Section 115D.04 Pollution prevention assistance program.
115D.04 Pollution prevention assistance program.
Subdivision 1. Establishment. The director shall establish a pollution prevention assistance program to assist eligible recipients in preventing pollution. The program must emphasize techniques and processes that minimize the transfer of pollutants from one environmental medium to another and must focus primarily on toxic pollutants.
Subd. 2. Assistance. The pollution prevention assistance program must include at least the following:
(1) a program to assemble, catalog, and disseminate information on pollution prevention;
(2) a program to provide technical research and assistance, including on-site consultations to identify alternative methods that may be applied to prevent pollution and to provide assistance for planning under section 115D.07, excluding design engineering services; and
(3) outreach programs including seminars, workshops, training programs, and other similar activities designed to provide pollution prevention information and assistance to eligible recipients and other interested persons.
Subd. 3. Administration. (a) The pollution prevention assistance program must be coordinated with other public and private programs that provide management and technical assistance to eligible recipients.
(b) The director may make grants to public or private entities to operate elements of the program. Grantees shall provide periodic reports on their efforts to assist eligible recipients to reduce pollution.
HIST: 1990 c 560 art 1 s 4; 1992 c 513 art 2 s 31
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