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PUBLIC LAW 101-640—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4629 (1) STUDY.— The Secretary, in cooperation with State public authorities, may conduct a study of methods of mitigating radium contamination in ground water. (2) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. —Upon appHcation of a State public authority, the Secretary may provide, on a reimbursable basis, technical assistance with respect to development and installation of ground water treatment technologies needed to remove radium from ground water used as a source of public drinking water for residents of small communities. (ee) MISSISSIPPI RIVER WATER QUALITY. — (1) STUDY.— The Secretary shall conduct a study of the water quality of the Mississippi River. (2) CONSULTATION AND ASSISTANCE.— In conducting the study under this subsection, the Secretary is authorized to consult with, and request the assistance of, the United States Geological Survey, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and appropriate States. (3) FRAMEWORK.—The Secretary shall consult with the Federal agencies and States referred to in paragraph (2) to develop a framework for the study to be conducted under this subsection. Such framework shall be completed on or before the 120th day after the date of the enactment of this Act. (4) REPORT. —Not later than December 31, 1992, the Secretary shall transmit a report to Congress on the results of the study conducted under this subsection, including findings and recommendations of the Secretary. (5) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share of the costs of carry- ing out this subsection shall be 50 percent. (6) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —T here is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection $2,000,000. SEC. 117. CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND. (a) STUDY.— The Secretary, in consultation with the Administrator Waste treatment of the Environmental Protection Agency, shall conduct a feasibility ^^^ disposal. study of wastewater treatment options for transporting contamination from the central landfill site and other sources of pollution in Rhode Island to a wastewater treatment facility in Cranston, Rhode Island, through the use of a regional connector system. Ob) REPORT.—Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study conducted under this section. (c) DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. —After completion of the feasibility study under this section, the Secretary shall conduct a technology demonstration of the connector system described in subsection (a) to determine the capability of the system design to operate properly. (d) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share for carrying out this section shall be 50 percent. (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There is authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000 to carry out subsection (a) and $10,000,000 to carry out subsection (c). SEC. 118. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR NEW YORK HARBOR. The Secretary may provide, on a reimbursable basis, technical assistance with respect to a comprehensive review of New York Harbor and a systems investigation of the system of channels and anchorages of the Port of New York and New Jersey (including areas and channels outside the Federal system). Such technical