35 Pa. Stat. § 691.4

Current through P.A. Acts 2023-32
Section 691.4 - Declaration of policy
(1) Clean, unpolluted streams are absolutely essential if Pennsylvania is to attract new manufacturing industries and to develop Pennsylvania's full share of the tourist industry;
(2) Clean, unpolluted water is absolutely essential if Pennsylvanians are to have adequate out of door recreational facilities in the decades ahead;
(3) It is the objective of the Clean Streams Law not only to prevent further pollution of the waters of the Commonwealth, but also to reclaim and restore to a clean, unpolluted condition every stream in Pennsylvania that is presently polluted;
(4) The prevention and elimination of water pollution is recognized as being directly related to the economic future of the Commonwealth; and
(5) The achievement of the objective herein set forth requires a comprehensive program of watershed management and control.

35 P.S. § 691.4

1937, June 22, P.L. 1987, art. I, § 4, added 1965, Aug. 23, P.L. 372, § 2. Amended 1970, July 31, P.L. 653, No. 222, § 3.