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Solid Waste Recycling Facility Permit-By-Rule (PBR)

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Agency contact information:

Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
520 Lafayette Rd. N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-6300 or (800) 657-3864
Solid Waste Permitting Unit
(651) 296-6300 or (800) 657-3864


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency  

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.


Minn. Stats. 116


MINNESOTA RULES 7001.3050, subpart 3, item D; 7035.2525, subpart 2, item B or C; 7035.2825, subpart 4; 7035.2845, subpart 3; 7035.2855


Solid Waste Recycling Facility Permit-By-Rule (PBR) Notification Form

Application forms and checklists are available on the MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) website, Solid Waste at Solid Waste Permit Applications Forms.


1. Owners/operators of PBR recycling facilities must comply with Minn. Rules 7001.3050, subp. 3, item D and 7035.2525, subp. 2, item B or C

2. The facility must be designed to:
- Prevent surface water drainage through the recyclable material; and,
- Contain any spill or release as provided in Minn. Rules 7035.2845, subp. 3 and 7035.2855.

3. Owners and operators must comply with the operating standards in Minn. Rule 7035.2825, subp. 4

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