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WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS. INITIATIVE. Amends Public Resources Code to designate specified portions of the main stem of the Stanislaus River as components of the California Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Prohibits construction or operation of flood control structure which would substantially diminish the public use or enjoyment of the specified portions of the river. Does not prohibit structural or nonstructural measures necessary for flood protection provided that such measures would adversely affect those designated portions of the river only for necessary temporary flood storage. Allows Legislature to amend measure by two thirds vote.
Richard Sunderland, 705 Hemlock, Apt. #2, Millbrae, California
Wild And Scenic Rivers. Stanislaus River Protection Act Of 1974. California Initiative 85 (1974).