Myakka River Wild and Scenic Designation and Preservation Act (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Program Administrator||Myakka River Management Coordinating Council|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Myakka River in Sarasota County|
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.
|Contact Name||Natalie Cole, Environmental Specialist II|
|Department||Myakka River Management Coordinating Council|
|Address||1843 South Tamiami Trail|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Fla. Stat. 258.501|