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Hill update - Water Resources Development Act



     On March 17, 1999 the Committee on Environment and Public Works 
     reported out S. 507, the Water Resources Development Act of 1999.  The 
     following provisions may be of interest to those in the Great Lakes 
     region.
     
     
     Section 101(a)(19) Red Lake River at Crookston, MN
     Section 102(b)(1)  Thornton Reservoir, Cook County, IL
     Section 102(l)     Shoreline Protection, Lake Michigan, IL
     Section 102(m)     Measurement of Lake Michigan Diversions, IL
     Section 102(s)     Flood control White River, IN
     Section 103(u)     Detroit River, MI, Greenway Corridor Study
     Section 103(v)     St. Clair Shores Flood Control, MI
     Section 103(w)     Beneficial use of dredged material - Woodtick       
                                Peninsula, MI & Toledo Harbor, OH
     Section 103(bb)    Flood forecasting - Oswego River Basin, NY
     Section 103(ee)    Navigation improvements, Cleveland Harbor, OH
     Section 103(ff)    Flood damage reduction, East Lake, Vermillion &
                                Chagrin, OH
     Section 103(gg)    Navigation Improvements, Toussaint River, OH
     Section 103(jj)    Upper Susquehana-Lackawanna, PA watershed 
                                management & restoration study
     Section 103(qq)    Alternative Water Sources Study
     Section 201        Upper Deleware River, NY & Mill Creek, OH are 
                                priority areas for flood damage reduction 
                                studies
     Section 205        Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration, 
                                non-traditional partners
     Section 206        Beneficial Uses of Dredged Materials
                                non-traditional partners
     Section 219(b)     Beneficial Uses of Dredged Materials - GL priority
     Section 222        National Contaminated Sediments Task Force
     Section 223        Great Lakes Basin Program
        (a)                     Strategic planning
        (b)                     Biohydrological Information
        (c)                     Recreational Boating
        (d)                     Public participation/cooperation
        (e)                     Water use technical assistance
     Section 224(2)     Sea lamprey control
     Section 225        Western Lake Erie watershed 
     Section 302        Chemung River watershed, NY
     Section 303(3)     Flood control-Irondequoit Creek, NY & Tioga 
                                County, PA
     Section 305(b)     Streambank protection, Saginaw River, MI
     Section 305(d)     Streambank protection, Monongahela River, PA
     Section 316        Nine Mile Run Habitat Restoration, PA
     Section 326        Charlevoix, MI reimbursement
     Section 327        Flood control, Hamilton dam, MI
     Section 328        Flood control, Holes Creek, OH
     
     
     For more information, contact:
     Dr. Rochelle Sturtevant
     Coordinator, Senate Great Lakes Task Force
     459 Russell Senate Building
     Washington, DC 20510
     202-224-1211
     Rochelle_Sturtevant@levin.senate.gov