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Columbia River Gorge Compact

Oregon and Washington established a regional agency to govern the planning and development of the area designated by The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act. Powers include disapproving county land use ordinances that are inconsistent with the area's management plan, and enacting ordinances setting standards for using nonfederal land within the scenic area.
Category: Conservation and Environment
Interstate Agency: Columbia River Gorge Commission

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Congress P.L. 99-663 1986
Oregon ORS 196.150 to 196.165 1987
Washington RCW 43.97.015 1987