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PUBLIC LAW 101-452—OCT. 24, 1990 104 STAT. 1055 actions for achieving those goals and maximizing the restoration and conservation of those fishery resources and habitats. The Director shall submit the study, goals, and recommended short- and long-term actions to the Congress before October 1, 1992. (b) PARTICIPATION OF STATE OF WASHINGTON.— (1) INVITATION.— In carrying out subsection (a), the Director shall invite the heads of the departments of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Ecology of the State of Washington to participate jointly in undertaking the study and developing goals and recommending actions. (2) MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING. — The Director, the head of the Council of the Chehalis Tribe, the head of the Council of the Quinault Indian Nation, and each head of a State department participating pursuant to paragraph (1), shall enter into a memorandum of understanding setting forth the respective responsibilities of each entity in carrying out the study and making recommendations regarding fishery resource restoration under subsection (a). (c) CONSULTATION.— In carrying out this Act, the Director shall, to the maximum extent practicable, consult with the National Marine Fisheries Service, Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Soil Conservation Service, State of Washington agencies, including the Department of Natural Resources, the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, affected local governments, appropriate commercial, recreational, and Tribal fishing interests, other affected or interested entities, and (if the joint participation referred to in this section is not effected) the heads of the Departments of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Ecology of the State of Washington. (d) MAPS. —The Director shall prepare and maintain maps depicting the Chehalis River Bsisin for use in fulfilling the purposes of this Act. SEC. 4. STUDY CONTENTS. The study under section 3 shall take advantage of and build upon ongoing watershed planning and research efforts to identify fishery resource problems in the basin to complete the following: (1) DESCRIPTION OF BASIN. — A physical, hydrographic, economic, and social description of the Basin. (2) HISTORICAL FISHERY RESOURCES AND HABITATS.— A historical account of the fishery resources and habitats of the Basin. (3) DESCRIPTION OF FISHERY RESOURCES AND HABITATS. —A comprehensive description of the fishery resources and habitats of the Basin, including— (A) population estimates of fishery resources in the Basin that are of sport or commercial value, important forage resources, or otherwise of significance; (B) an analysis of the current status and trends of the Basin's fishery resources and their use, and the cause of any decline in population of each such species, including the extent and causes of environmental problems in Grays Harbor and the lower Chehalis River and other impediments to smolt and adult migration in the Basin; (C) an identification of the location, quantity, and extent of utilization of existing adult holding, spawning, and juvenile rearing habitat, as well as the location of degraded fish habitat, and impediments to use of potential adult holding, spawning, and juvenile rearing habitat in the Basin;