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Broken
Stream Banks

Failure to maintain buffer zones worsens farm pollution

 
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References

Broken Stream Banks: References

April 25, 2014

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2. Minnesota Administrative Rules. 6120.3300 Subp. 7. Agricultural use standards. A. The shore impact zone for parcels with permitted agricultural land uses is equal to a line parallel to and 50 feet from the ordinary high water level. B. General cultivation farming, grazing, nurseries, horticulture, truck farming, sod farming, and wild crop harvesting are permitted uses if steep slopes and shore and bluff impact zones are maintained in permanent vegetation or operated under an approved conservation plan (Resource Management Systems) consistent with the field office technical guides of the local soil and water conservation districts or the United States Soil Conservation Service. Minnesota rules, chapter 6120.3300, subpart 7

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