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§ 4-201. Legislative findings

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 4. Water Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Stormwater Management (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Environment, § 4-201
§ 4-201. Legislative findings
The General Assembly finds that the management of stormwater runoff is necessary to reduce stream channel erosion, pollution, siltation and sedimentation, and local flooding, all of which have adverse impacts on the water and land resources of Maryland. The General Assembly intends, by enactment of this subtitle, to reduce as nearly as possible the adverse effects of stormwater runoff and to safeguard life, limb, property, and public welfare.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 682. Amended by 1987, c. 306, § 3; Acts 1988, c. 6, § 1.
MD Code, Environment, § 4-201, MD ENVIR § 4-201
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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