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Establishment of Oyster Sanctuary Areas [4 VAC 20 ‑ 650]
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Chapter Information
Description This chapter establishes Oyster Sanctuary Areas in the James River, from Wreck Shoals to the James River Bridge, and all those marked, constructed oyster reef sites in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, Potomac tributaries of Virginia, and on the Seaside of Eastern Shore.
State Authority Section 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

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