Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas: (1) preservation of mature trees and (2) coastal resilience and adaptation to sea-level rise and climate change.
Purpose of legislation
This bill requires the State Water Control Board (Board) to amend the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations (9VAC25-830) to encourage and promote: 1) the preservation of mature trees, or planting of trees, as a water quality protection tool and as a means of providing other natural resource benefits, and 2) coastal resilience and adaptation to sea-level rise and climate change.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 1207 (2020)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||