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Mandate 1154

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; preservation of mature trees
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
9 vac 25 - 830 : Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-90)
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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