18 CFR 806.2 - Purposes.

§ 806.2 Purposes.

(a) The general purposes of this part are to advance the purposes of the compact and include, but are not limited to:

(1) The promotion of interstate comity;

(2) The conservation, utilization, development, management and control of water resources under comprehensive, multiple purpose planning; and

(3) The direction, supervision and coordination of water resources efforts and programs of federal, state and local governments and of private enterprise.

(b) In addition, §§ 806.22, 806.23 and 806.24 of this part contain the following specific purposes: Protection of public health, safety and welfare; stream quality control; economic development; protection of fisheries and aquatic habitat; recreation; dilution and abatement of pollution; the regulation of flows and supplies of ground and surface waters; the avoidance of conflicts among water users; the prevention of undue salinity; and protection of the Chesapeake Bay.

(c) The objective of all interpretation and construction of this part and all subsequent parts is to ascertain and effectuate the purposes and the intention of the Commission set out in this section. These regulations shall not be construed in such a way as to limit the authority of the Commission, the enforcement actions it may take, or the remedies it may prescribe.

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Title 18 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 18 CFR Part 806 after this date.

  • 2016-09-21; vol. 81 # 183 - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    1. 81 FR 64812 - Review and Approval of Projects
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking; notice of public hearings.
      In addition, the Commission will be holding two informational webinars explaining the proposed rulemaking on October 11, 2016, and October 17, 2016. Instructions for registration for the webinars will be posted on the Commission's Web site. Comments on the proposed rulemaking may be submitted to the Commission on or before January 30, 2017. The Commission has scheduled four public hearings on the proposed rulemaking: 1. November 3, 2016, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner; Harrisburg, PA. 2. November 9, 2016, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner; Binghamton, NY. 3. November 10, 2016, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner; Williamsport, PA. 4. December 8, 2016, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner; Annapolis, MD. The locations of the public hearings are listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document.
      18 CFR Parts 806 and 808
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