Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
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.
|Department||Maryland Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Land Acquisition and Planning|
|Address||Tawes State Office Building E-4|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Natural Resources Article, 8-401 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland|