Alabama Coastal Zone Management Program
The Alabama Coastal Management Program was approved by NOAA in 1979, and is administered by two state agencies:
- The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is responsible for planning, fiscal management, public education, and research management; and the
- Alabama Department of Environmental Management carries out permitting, regulatory, and enforcement functions.
The primary authority for the coastal management program is the Alabama Coastal Area Act of 1976 (Act 534).
Alabama CRS HighlightsThe Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) hosts the South Alabama Flood Engagement Team (SAFE-T) to collaborate with coastal communities on floodplain management issues. SAFE-T’s mission is to create a network of flood...