Wild, Scenic, and Recreational Rivers (South Dakota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place South Dakota


   

Name Wild, Scenic, and Recreational Rivers (South Dakota)
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, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province




























Primary Website http://legis.sd.gov/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=46A-1-15



Last Review 2014-08-01
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2014-08-01


Summary

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is responsible for maintaining a state water plan, intended to implement state policies for water management. A portion of the plan is reserved for rivers designated as wild, scenic, or recreational by the Board of Water and Natural Resources. No development may occur that is detrimental to the natural and scenic beauty of the designated river.

The Missouri River has a national designation as a recreational river (http://www.nps.gov/mnrr/index.htm). It is unclear whether any other rivers are currently designated as wild, scenic, or recreational in South Dakota.



Policy Contact

Department South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Division Board of Water and Natural Resources








Website http://denr.sd.gov/dfta/wwf/bwnr.aspx
     
     

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

Authority 1: SDCL 46A-1-9




Authority 2: SDCL 46A-1-15




Authority 3: SDCL 46A-1-16


















References