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F.S. 582.05
582.05 Legislative policy for conservation.It is the policy of the Legislature to provide for control and prevention of soil erosion, and for the prevention of floodwater and sediment damages, and for furthering the conservation, development and utilization of soil and water resources, and the disposal of water, and thereby to preserve natural resources, control floods, prevent impairment of dams and reservoirs, assist in maintaining the navigability of rivers and harbors, preserve wildlife, protect the tax base, protect public lands, and protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the people of this state.
History.s. 2, ch. 18144, 1937; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(473); s. 1, ch. 65-334; s. 2, ch. 69-235.