Texas Coastal Management Program Annual Report 1998



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Texas General Land Office


Chapter 1 of this report provides background information on the Texas coast and the economic and environmental importance of its natural resources. It also provides a brief overview of the Coastal Zone Management Act and the Coastal Coordination Council (Council). Chapter 2 covers five of the program's main achievements of 1998: 1. Protecting and Restoring Coastal Natural Resource Areas; 2. Making Government More Effective and Efficient; 2. Upholding the State's Interest in Federal Decision-Making; 4. Improving Access to Coastal Lands and Resources; 5. Promoting the Use of Accurate Scientific Data in Decision-Making. Chapter 3 discusses the CMP grants program and lists the projects recommended for funding for the latest grant cycle. Chapter 4 gives a status and trends update of Texas coastal natural resource areas. Chapter 5 outlines the Council's goals for the future.


46 pages; available for download at the link below.


coastal zone management