Youghiogheny Wild and Scenic River (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Maryland|
|Name||Youghiogheny Wild and Scenic River (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|
|Implementing Sector|| Local
|Applicable Jurisdiction|| The Youghiogheny Wild and Scenic River is located in far western Garrett County between Friendsville and Oakland.
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
Portions of the Youghiogheny River are protected under the Scenic and Wild Rivers Act, and development on or near these areas is restricted. COMAR section 08.15.02 addresses permitted uses and allowable and prohibited agricultural, mining, commercial, industrial, and recreational activities in these areas, as well as stream alteration and diversion.
|Department||Maryland Department of Natural Resources|
|Address||580 Taylor Avenue|
|Phone|| 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
|Department||Maryland Park Service|
|Division||Youghiogheny Scenic and Wild River|
|Address||c/o Deep Creek Lake Recreation Area|
|Address 2||898 State Park Road|
|Fax|| (301) 387-4462
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||COMAR 08.15|
|Date Effective|| 1976
|Authority 2:|| Natural Resources Article, §8-409, Annotated Code of Maryland
|Authority 3:|| Natural Resources Article, §8-408(b) Annotated Code of Maryland (Scenic and Wild Rivers Act)