(a) The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall adopt Forest Practice
Guidelines Related to Water Quality (best management practices). The adoption of Forest Practices Guidelines Related to Water Quality under this section
is subject to the provisions of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes.
(b) If land-disturbing activity undertaken on forestland for the production and harvesting
of timber and timber products is not conducted in accordance with Forest Practice
Guidelines Related to Water Quality, the provisions of this Article shall apply to
such activity and any related land-disturbing activity on the tract.
(c) The Commissioner shall establish and appoint a Forestry Technical Advisory Committee
to assist in the development and periodic review of Forest Practice Guidelines Related
to Water Quality. The Forestry Technical Advisory Committee shall consist of one member from the forest
products industry, one member who is a consulting forester, one member who is a private
landowner knowledgeable in forestry, one member from the United States Forest Service,
one member from the academic community who is knowledgeable in forestry, one member
employed by the Department of Environmental Quality who is knowledgeable in erosion
and sedimentation control, one member who is knowledgeable in wildlife management,
one member who is knowledgeable in marine fisheries management, one member who is
knowledgeable in water quality, and one member from the conservation community.
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