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      RS 56:1850     


§1850.  Rules and regulations

A.  The administrator shall have the authority to regulate those activities that may directly and significantly degrade the ecological integrity of a natural and scenic river.  The administrator shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act to implement the purposes and requirements of this Part and to regulate uses of a natural and scenic river which may detrimentally affect such natural and scenic river.  Specifically, and not in limitation of the foregoing, such rules may regulate the following:

(1)  Crossings by roads, railroads, pipelines, or utilities across any natural and scenic river.

(2)  Sharing of land and air space by such roads, railroads, and utilities.

(3)  Pollution of waters, with the concurrence of the Department of Environmental Quality.

(4)  Prospecting, drilling, and mining for natural resources.

(5)  Structures and buildings.

(6)  Signs or other forms of outdoor advertising that are visible from waters within a natural and scenic river.

(7)  Piers, boat slips, bulkheads, houseboats, and landings.

(8)  Uses, activities, and access.

(9)  Littering.

B.  Permits granted for crossings by pipelines or utilities or the sharing of land or air space by such facilities shall be for the useful life of the facility.

Acts 1988, No. 947, §1, eff. July 27, 1988; Acts 1997, No. 492, §1; Acts 1999, No. 1269, §1, eff. July 12, 1999.

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