Difference between revisions of "Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Program"

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|Incentive/Summary=Rivers included in the Scenic Rivers System will be classified, designated and administered as Wild, Scenic, Pastoral, Recreational and Modified Recreational Rivers (Sections 4; (a) (1) of the Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act). Low dams are permitted on Modified Recreational Rivers, but are not permitted in other classifications. Land use constraints in the watersheds of designated Scenic Rivers is also restricted and subject to the approval of management organizations and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  
 
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Individual organizations manage each Scenic River through the authorization and oversight of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. For a list of managing organizations, visit: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/scenicrivers/managingorgs.aspx
 
Individual organizations manage each Scenic River through the authorization and oversight of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. For a list of managing organizations, visit: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/scenicrivers/managingorgs.aspx
 
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Revision as of 13:02, 2 July 2013


Last modified on July 2, 2013.

EZFeed Policy

Place Pennsylvania


Applies to States or Provinces Pennsylvania
Name Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Program
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting & Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local














Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Primary Website http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/conservation/rivers/scenicrivers/index.htm
Applicable Jurisdiction http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/scenicrivers/managingorgs.aspx


Last Review 7/2/13



Summary

Rivers included in the Scenic Rivers System will be classified, designated and administered as Wild, Scenic, Pastoral, Recreational and Modified Recreational Rivers (Sections 4; (a) (1) of the Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act). Low dams are permitted on Modified Recreational Rivers, but are not permitted in other classifications. Land use constraints in the watersheds of designated Scenic Rivers is also restricted and subject to the approval of management organizations and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Individual organizations manage each Scenic River through the authorization and oversight of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. For a list of managing organizations, visit: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/scenicrivers/managingorgs.aspx


Policy Contact

Department Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Division Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Program - Managing Organizations





Website http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/scenicrivers/managingorgs.aspx


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

Authority 1: Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act of Dec. 5, 1972, P.L. 1277, No. 283
Date Effective 1972
Date Enacted 1972

















References