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Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
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AS 46.39.040. Duties of the Department.

In conformity with 16 U.S.C. 1451 - 1464 (Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972), as amended, the department shall

(1) develop statewide standards for the Alaska coastal management program, and criteria for the preparation and approval of district coastal management plans in accordance with AS 46.40;

(2) establish continuing coordination among state agencies to facilitate the development and implementation of the Alaska coastal management program; in carrying out its duties under this paragraph, the department shall initiate an interagency program of comprehensive coastal resource planning for each geographic region of the state;

(3) assure continued provision of data and information to coastal resource districts to carry out their planning and management functions under the program.

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