River Basin Commissions (Indiana)

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Place Indiana

Applies to County Jasper County, Indiana;LaPorte County, Indiana;Lake County, Indiana;Marshall County, Indiana;Newton County, Indiana;Porter County, Indiana;St. Joseph County, Indiana;Starke County, Indiana;Adams County, Indiana;Allen County, Indiana;DeKalb County, Indiana;Noble County, Indiana;Steuben County, Indiana;Wells County, Indiana;Elkhart County, Indiana;Kosciusko County, Indiana;LaGrange County, Indiana;Huntington County, Indiana;Jay County, Indiana

Name River Basin Commissions (Indiana)
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, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 1995

Program Administrator Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title14/ar30/
Applicable Jurisdiction Kankakee, Maumee, St. Joseph, and Upper Wabash Rivers.Jasper County, Indiana; LaPorte County, Indiana; Lake County, Indiana; Marshall County, Indiana; Newton County, Indiana; Porter County, Indiana; St. Joseph County, Indiana; Starke County, Indiana; Adams County, Indiana; Allen County, Indiana; DeKalb County, Indiana; Noble County, Indiana; Steuben County, Indiana; Wells County, Indiana; Elkhart County, Indiana; Kosciusko County, Indiana; LaGrange County, Indiana; Huntington County, Indiana; Jay County, Indiana

Last Review 2014-06-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source http://www.kankakeeriverbasin.org/index.html, http://www.mrbc.org/, http://www.sjrbc.com/, http://uwrbc.org/


This legislation establishes river basin commissions, for the Kankakee, Maumee, St. Joseph, and Upper Wabash Rivers. The commissions facilitate and foster cooperative planning and coordinated management of the respective river basin's water and related land resources. They're charged with developing positions on major water resource issues and to serve as an advocate of the respective river basin's interests before Congress and federal, state, and local governmental agencies. Each commission has developed plans to improve water quality in the basin.

Each commission has specific goals and charges, which can be reviewed on their respective websites and in the legislative chapter for each commission.

Policy Contact

Department Kankakeee River Basin Commission

Address 6100 Southport Road

Place Portage, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 46368
Phone 219-763-0696

Fax 219-762-1653

Website http://www.kankakeeriverbasin.org/index.html
Department Maumee River Basin Commission

Address 3864 New Vision Drive

Place Fort Wayne, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 46845
Phone 260-449-7226

Website http://www.mrbc.org/
Department St. Joseph River Basin Commission

Address 27 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Address 2 County-City Building--#1120
Place South Bend, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 46601-1830
Phone 574-287-1829

Fax 574-239-4072
Email sjrbcdir@macog.com
Website http://www.sjrbc.com/
Contact Name Stacia L. Henderson
Department Upper Wabash River Basin Commission

Address 117 W. Harvest Rd

Place Bluffton, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 46714
Phone 260-824-0624 ext. 3

Website http://uwrbc.wellsswcd.org/

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

Authority 1: Ind. Code 14-30

Date Enacted 1995