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PUBLIC LAW 101-640~NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4639 Federal funds unless the State in which the proposed project will be located has established or committed to establish a beach front management program that includes— (1) restrictions on new development seaward of an erosion setback line (based on preproject beach size) of at least 30 times the annual erosion rate; (2) restrictions on construction of new structural stabilization projects, such as seawalls and groins, and their reconstruction if damaged by 50 percent or more; (3) provisions for the relocation of structures in erosion-prone areas; (4) provisions to assure public access to beaches stabilized or renourished with Federal funds after January 1, 1991; and (5) such other provisions as the Secretary may prescribe by regulation to prevent hazardous or environmentally damaging shoreline development. SEC. 310. RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT. 33 USC 2319. (a) TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. —Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall establish for major reservoirs under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers a technical advisory committee to provide to the Secretary and Corps of Engineers recommendations on reservoir monitoring and options for reservoir research. The Secretary shall determine the membership of the committee, except that the Secretary may not appoint more than 6 members and shall ensure a predominance of members with appropriate academic, technical, or scientific qualifications. Members shall serve without pay, and the Secretary shall provide any necessary facilities, staff, and other support services in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.). Qji) PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.—The Secretary shall ensure that, in developing or revising reservoir operating manuals of the Corps of Engineers, the Corps shall provide significant opportunities for public participation, including opportunities for public hearings. The Secretary shall issue regulations to implement this subsection. Regulations, including a requirement that all appropriate informational materials relating to proposed management decisions of the Corps be made available to the public sufficiently in advance of public hearings. Not later than January 1, 1992, the Secretary shall transmit to Reports. Congress a report on measures taken pursuant to this subsection. SEC. 311. RESERVOIR PROJECT OPERATIONS. (a) STUDY.— The Secretary shall conduct a study of the operations of reservoir projects which are under the jurisdiction of the Secretary— (1) to identify the purposes for which each such project is authorized; and (2) to identify the purposes for which each such project is being operated. 0)) REPORT.— Not later than 6 months 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 subsection (a). SEC. 312. ENVIRONMENTAL DREDGING. (a) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF NAVIGATION PROJECTS. — Whenever necessary to meet the requirements of the Federal Water 33 USC 1252 note.