Summary of regulatory authorities for some federal, state and local agencies and government units.
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|Erosion and sediment control||Conditional||Full||Review||Full|
|Lake, stream, river protection||Conditional||Full||Review||Full||Full||Review||review||Conditional|
|Surface water quality protection||Conditional||Full||Conditional||Review||Review||Conditional|
|Construction stormwater discharge||Conditional||Full||Conditional||Review||Conditional|
|Municipal stormwater discharge||Conditional||Full||Review||Conditional|
|Industrial stormwater discharge||Conditional||Full||Conditional||Conditional|
|Agricultural stormwater discharge||Conditional||Full||Review||Conditional|
aDepending upon location in the state, the local jurisdictions may be administered at the county, watershed organization (if one exists), city/township/village, or tribal level, or a combination of these. contact the local zoning authority for more information on local regulations.
USEPA = United States Environmental Protection Agency, USACE = United States Army Corp of Engineers, FEMA = Federal Emergency Management Agency, MPCA = Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, DNR = Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, BWSR = Board of Water and Soil Resources, MDH = Minnesota Department of Health
Note: FEMA, BWSR and MDH have no enforcement authority for any of these action classes. Met Council has enforcement authority for industrial stormwater discharges. The remaining agencies have enforcement authority.