15A NCAC 07M .0702     DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of this policy statement mitigation is defined as the enhancement, creation, or restoration of coastal resources to maintain the characteristics and processes of coastal ecosystems such as natural biological productivity, habitat and species diversity, physical integrity, water quality and aesthetics.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑102(b); 113A‑107; 113A‑113; 113A‑120(a); 113A‑124;

Eff. January 1, 1984.