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      RS 56:1848     


§1848.  Planning considerations

A.  In all planning for the use and development of water and water-related land resources, full and equal consideration shall be given by all local, state, and federal agencies to the potential natural and scenic river areas; and all river basin reports and project plans should discuss any such potential and all economic evaluations should consider aesthetic values as well as monetary values.  

B.  No agency of the state government shall authorize or concur in plans of local or federal agencies that would detrimentally affect whether, directly or indirectly, a natural or scenic river or upon which the full and equal consideration of the stream's potential as a natural or scenic area with aesthetic values has not been discussed and evaluated.  

Added by Acts 1970, No. 398, §1; Acts 1987, No. 606, §1; Acts 1988, No. 947, §1, eff. July 27, 1988.  

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