24.0902 Policy.

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(a) It is the public policy of this Territory and the purpose of this chapter to promote soil and water conservation by creating a soil and water conservation district to advise on methods of preventing erosion, and protecting and improving water quality. The conservation district shall work in cooperation with other American Samoan government agencies to conserve, develop and use the soil and water resources of the Territory in order to control and prevent soil erosion, prevent flooding, and to protect and improve water quality of both surface and underground waters.

History: 1991 PL 22-20; amd 1993 PL 23-8.