Minn. R. 7851.0030 - SCOPE OF RULES

Subpart 1. Petroleum suppliers.

A petroleum supplier applying for a certificate of need to construct a large liquefied petroleum gas storage facility or large liquefied petroleum gas pipeline shall apply under parts 7853.0010 to 7853.0800.

Subp. 2. Utilities and pipeline companies.

Each utility or pipeline company applying for a certificate of need to construct one of the following types of large energy facilities shall provide all information required by this chapter:

A. a new large liquefied gas storage facility;
B. a new large underground gas storage facility;
C. a new large gas pipeline;
D. any project that, within a period of two years, would expand the liquefied gas storage capacity of an existing large liquefied gas storage facility in excess of either 20 percent capacity or 100,000 gallons, whichever is greater;
E. any project that, within a period of two years, would expand the capacity of an existing large gas pipeline in excess of either 20 percent of rated design throughput or 17,000 Mcf per day or equivalent Mcf per day, whichever is greater; and
F. any project that, within a period of two years, would expand the capacity of an existing large underground gas storage facility in excess of 20 percent of capacity.
Subp. 3. Exceptions.

Any person who as of the effective date of this chapter has begun or has completed construction of a large energy facility shall not be subject to this chapter for that facility.

An interstate pipeline requiring a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shall not be subject to this chapter.

Notes

Minn. R. 7851.0030
L 1983 c 289 s 115

Statutory Authority: MS s 216B.08; 216B.2421; 216B.243; 216C.10

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