Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management Program

Program Overview

Puerto Rico’s Coastal Management Program was approved by NOAA in 1978 and comprises a network of state agencies led by the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources. The program encompasses 40 statutes.

Puerto Rico’s coastal zone generally extends 1,000 meters (one kilometer) inland, but extends further inland in places to include important coastal resources.

Program Website

Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, Coastal Management Program

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