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Maryland Soil Conservation Districts Law (Maryland)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Rural Electric Cooperative
Program Info
State 
Maryland
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Maryland Department of Agriculture

It is the policy of the state to conserve the soil, water, and related resources of the state through establishing regulations for land-use practices related to soil erosion. This legislation establishes the State Soil Conservation Committee and local Soil Conservation Districts. Districts are authorized to enact local rules and regulations pertaining to land use practices and soil conservation, while the Committee is responsible for facilitating cooperation and the interchange of information between districts, and aiding district programs.