Protection of Public Parks and Recreational Lands (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Texas|
|Name||Protection of Public Parks and Recreational Lands (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|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||Texas Parks and Wildlife Department|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Public parks and recreational lands|
A program or project that requires the use of a public park, recreational area, scientific area, wildlife refuge, or historic site may not be approved by any department, agency, political subdivision, county, or municipality of this state unless there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use or taking of such land; and the program or project includes all reasonable planning to minimize harm to the land resulting from the use or taking.
|Department||Texas Parks and Wildlife Department|
|Address||4200 Smith School Road|
|Phone 2||(800) 792-1112|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tex. Parks and Wildlife Code 26|
|Authority 2:||Tex. Admin. Code 31-2.59|