Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Maryland)

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Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Maryland)
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

Primary Website http://dnr.maryland.gov/land/stewardship/scenicrivers.asp

Last Review 2014-09-15


It is state policy to protect the outstanding scenic, geologic, ecologic, historic, recreational, agricultural, fish, wildlife, cultural, and other similar values of certain rivers and adjacent lands. The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for designating rivers and river segments to be classified as wild and scenic, and development and construction are restricted on or near these rivers.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Division Land Acquisition and Planning
Address Tawes State Office Building E-4

Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone (410) 260-8412


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

Authority 1: Natural Resources Article, 8-401 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland