Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Regulated Materials


Revised: June 2020

MnDOT is committed to lowering costs, liability, and protecting the environment. In keeping with this commitment we strive to use cost effective and practical methods to prevent pollution.

  • MnDOT's environmental guidelines include the following:
    Lowering expensive disposal costs and liability associated with the use of regulated materials/waste by reducing or eliminating the generation of waste through research, design, and field operations.
    • Identifying and implementing pollution prevention opportunities by involving all employees. These opportunities include new methods, technologies, and use of alternative products.
  • Seeking to demonstrate its commitment by adhering to all environmental regulations.
  • Promoting cooperation and coordination between government and the public toward the shared goal of preventing pollution and conserving our environment.