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Colombia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act (P.L. 99-663).

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Legislation
Date
1986
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to protect and provide for the the enhancement of the resources of the Columbia River Gorge, and for other purposes.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Protected area Land-use planning Environmental planning Non-governmental entity
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

A National Scenic Area is established and certain areas of the Area are designated as special management areas under section 4. A Columbia River Gorge Commission, which is a regional agency, shall be established by way of an interstate agreement between the States of Oregon and Washington. The Commission shall prepare a scenic area management plan under section 6. The Commission shall also develop land use designations within 2 years of its establishment. Sections 7 and 8 provide for the administration of the Scenic Area and the special management areas. (18 sections)

Full text
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