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Part 8. Sedimentation Control Commission.

§ 143B‑298.  Sedimentation Control Commission –creation; powers and duties.

There is hereby created the Sedimentation Control Commission of theDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources with the power and duty todevelop and administer a sedimentation control program as herein provided.

The Sedimentation Control Commission has the following powers andduties:

(1)        In cooperation with the Secretary of the Department ofTransportation and Highway Safety and other appropriate State and federalagencies, develop, promulgate, publicize, and administer a comprehensive Stateerosion and sedimentation control program.

(2)        Develop and adopt on or before July 1, 1974, rules andregulations for the control of erosion and sedimentation pursuant to G.S. 113A‑54.

(3)        Conduct public hearings pursuant to G.S. 113A‑54.

(4)        Assist local governments in developing erosion andsedimentation control programs pursuant to G.S. 113A‑60.

(5)        Assist and encourage other State agencies in developingerosion and sedimentation control programs pursuant to G.S. 113A‑56.

(6)        Develop recommended methods of control of sedimentation andprepare and make available for distribution publications and other materialsdealing with sedimentation control techniques pursuant to G.S. 113A‑54. (1973, c. 1262, s. 39; 1977, c. 771, s. 4; 1989, c.727, s. 218(137); 1997‑443, s. 11A.119(a).)