1522.03 Implementation and enforcement of compact.

The chief of the division of soil and water resources shall do all of the following:

(A) Adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code for the implementation, administration, and enforcement of the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact;

(B) Enforce the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact and take appropriate actions to effectuate its purposes and intent

;

(C) Adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code for the development, implementation, administration, and enforcement of any permit program established under this chapter.

Rules adopted under this section shall be no more stringent than the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact. The chief shall convene a working group consisting of parties with interests in Lake Erie, the Lake Erie watershed, and the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact. The working group shall consult with the chief regarding the adoption of rules under this section.

Cite as R.C. § 1522.03

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.108, HB 473, §1, eff. 9/4/2012.

Effective Date: 2008 HB416 12-08-2008