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104 STAT. 1944 PUBLIC LAW 101-512—NOV. 5, 1990 addition to any other funds appropriated for these activities and can be merged into regular appropriated accounts. Disaster Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Forest Service is assistance. authorized to employ or otherwise contract with persons at regular rates of pay, as determined by the Service, to perform work occasioned by emergencies such as fires, storms, floods, earthquakes or any other unavoidable cause without regard to Sundays, Federal holidays, and the regular workweek. The Chief of the Forest Service is authorized to establish an advisory committee on the Ouachita National Forest to advise the Forest Supervisor on the new Forest Plan including principles of "New Perspectives" for forest management, and other land management activities. The committee shall be comprised of individuals who in the Chiefs judgment, represent a diversity of views: Provided, That every effort shall be made to ensure that environmental and business concerns are equally represented on the committee. The committee may be formed without being subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (86 Stat. 770). Committee members shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for travel expenses at the prevailing Government rate. Section 3 of Public Law 87-869 (16 U.S.C. 554d, 76 Stat. 1157) is hereby amended by striking the number "$35,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$100,000". The Forest Service is directed to begin the preparation of all environmental documents necessary to implement the management goals, policies, standards, and guidelines contained in the recently completed land and resource management plans on the national forests in Region 6, Oregon and Washington. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY The first paragraph under this head in Public Law 101-121 is amended by striking "$600,000,000 shall be made available on October 1, 1990, and shall remain available until expended, and $600,000,000 shall be made available on October 1, 1991, and shall remain available until expended" and inserting "$600,000,000 shall be made available as follows: $35,000,000 on September 1, 1991, $315,000,000 on October 1, 1991, and $250,000,000 on October 1, 1992, all such sums to remain available until expended for use in conjunction with a separate general request for proposals, and $600,000,000 shall be made available as follows: $150,000,000 on October 1, 1991, $225,000,000 on October 1, 1992, and $225,000,000 on October 1, 1993, all such sums to remain available until expended for use in conjunction with a separate general request for proposals": Provided, That these actions are taken pursuant to section 202(b)(1) of Public Law 100-119 (2 U.S.C. 909): Provided further. That a fourth general request for proposals shall be issued not later than February 1, 1991, and a fifth general request for proposals shall be issued not later than March 1, 1992: Provided further. That project proposals resulting from such solicitations shall be selected not later than eight months after the date of the general request for proposals: Provided further. That for clean coal solicitations required herein, provisions included for the repayment of government contributions to individual projects shall be identical to those included in the Program Opportunity Notice (PON) for Clean Coal Technology III (CCT-III)