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      RS 56:639.4     


§639.4.  Establishment of standards

Artificial reefs in waters covered under this Subpart shall be sited, constructed, and subsequently maintained, monitored, and managed based upon the best scientific information available, and in a manner which shall:

(1)  Enhance and conserve fishery resources to the maximum extent practicable.  

(2)  Facilitate access and utilization by Louisiana recreational and commercial user groups.  

(3)  Minimize conflicts among competing uses of waters covered under this Subpart and the resources in such waters.  

(4)  Minimize environmental risks and risks to personal and public health and property.  

(5)  Be consistent with generally accepted principles of international law and national fishing law, and not create any unreasonable obstructions to navigation.  

Acts 1986, No. 100, §1, eff. June 23, 1986.  

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