Incorporations by reference

In some rulemakings, the MPCA will “incorporate by reference” documents that are related to the rule. An incorporation by reference in rule states that the contents of another document are part of the rule, even though the text of the referenced document does not appear in the rule itself.

Air rules

The following MPCA documents are incorporated by reference into Minnesota’s air rules.

CHAPTER 7007
7007.1148 AMBIENT AIR QUALITY ASSESSMENT
Subpart 2. CAPS electronic spreadsheet method. Item A.

Subpart 2. CAPS electronic spreadsheet method. Item C.

CHAPTER 7008
7008.2600 INSIGNIFICANT FACILITY; TECHNICAL STANDARDS

Subpart 4. Calculating emissions. Item A.

Water rules

The following MPCA documents are incorporated by reference into Minnesota’s water quality rules as shown below.

CHAPTER 7001
7001.4340 REQUIRED METHODS

Subpart 4. MPCA Laboratory Certification Program Manual.

7001.4360 APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION

Subpart 8. Alternate methods.

CHAPTER 7050
7050.0150 DETERMINATION OF WATER QUALITY, BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONS, AND COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS

Subpart 4. Definitions. Item X.

7050.0222 SPECIFIC WATER QUALITY STANDARDS FOR CLASS 2 WATERS OF THE STATE; AQUATIC LIFE AND RECREATION

Subpart 2c. Beneficial use definitions for cold water stream and river habitats (Class 2A). Item A.

Subpart 3c. Beneficial use definitions for warm or cool water stream and river habitats (Class 2Bd).

  • See documents incorporated by reference in Subp. 2c, Item A.

Subpart 4c. Beneficial use definitions for warm or cool water stream and river habitats (Class 2B).

  • See documents incorporated by reference in Subp. 2c, Item A.

7050.0224 Specific Water Quality Standards for Class 4 Waters of the State; Agriculture and Wildlife

7050.0470 CLASSIFICATIONS FOR SURFACE WATERS IN MAJOR DRAINAGE BASINS
Beneficial use designations for stream reaches.

Subpart 1. Lake Superior Basin.

Subpart 2. Lake of the Woods Basin.

Subpart 3. Red River of the North Basin.

Subpart 4. Upper Mississippi River Basin (headwaters to the confluence with the St. Croix River).

Subpart 5. Minnesota River Basin.

Subpart 6. Saint Croix River Basin.

Subpart 7. Lower Mississippi River Basin (from confluence with the St. Croix River to Iowa border).

Subpart 8. Cedar-Des Moines Rivers Basin.

Subpart 9. Missouri River Basin.

CHAPTER 7080
7080.1550 ACCEPTABLE AND PROHIBITED DISCHARGES

Subpart 2. System influent.

CHAPTER 7081
7081.0275 COLLECTION SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 7090
7090.0060 INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE

Waste rules

The following MPCA documents are incorporated by reference into Minnesota’s waste rules as shown below.

  • None at this time

Cross media rules

The following MPCA documents are incorporated by reference into Minnesota’s cross media rules.

  • None at this time