Waters and Navigation
§ 46-3-4 Cooperation with federal
government Prevention of erosion.
The department of environmental management is hereby designated the shore
erosion authority of the state for the purpose of cooperating with the beach
erosion board of the department of defense, as provided for in 33 U.S.C. §
426. The department of environmental management shall carry out investigations
and studies of conditions along the shore line, harbors, rivers, and islands
within the territorial waters of the state with a view to devising and
projecting economical and effective methods and works for preventing or
correcting beach erosion and damage to public and private property resulting
History of Section.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3837, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 46-3-4.)