Myakka River Wild and Scenic Designation and Preservation Act (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Florida


   
Applies to States or Provinces Florida
Name Myakka River Wild and Scenic Designation and Preservation Act (Florida)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Myakka River Management Coordinating Council
Primary Website http://www.myakkarivermanagement.org/
Applicable Jurisdiction Myakka River in Sarasota County


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.myakkariver.org/index.php/ecology/about-the-river


Summary

The Myakka was designated as the state's only "Florida Wild and Scenic River" by the Florida State Legislature in 1985. The act provides for preservation and management of the 34-mile portion of the river within Sarasota County, and limits development and construction on the river and adjacent lands. The Act also created the Myakka River Management Coordinating Council to oversee the Myakka. The Council has the authority to recommend amendments to the Act.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Natalie Cole, Environmental Specialist II
Department Myakka River Management Coordinating Council

Address 1843 South Tamiami Trail

Place Osprey, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 34229
Phone (941)486-2052

Fax (941)483-5941
Email Natalie.Balcer@dep.state.fl.us

     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Fla. Stat. 258.501

Date Enacted 1985


















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