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104 STAT. 4778 PUBLIC LAW 101-646—NOV. 29, 1990 r«' activities, where appropriate, that would contribute to the restoration or improvement of one or more fish stocks of the Great Lakes Basin; and "(2) activities undertaken to accomplish the goals stated in section 2006. 16 USC 941g. "SEC. 2009. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. "(a) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Director— "(1) for conducting a study under section 2005 not more than $4,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991 through 1994; "(2) to establish and operate the Great Lakes Coordination Office under section 2008(a) and Upper Great Lakes Fishery ^ Resources Offices under section 2008(c), not more than $4,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991 through 1995; and "(3) to establish and operate the Lower Great Lakes Fishery Resources Offices under section 2008(b), not more than $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991 through 1995. "(b) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this Act, not more than $1,500,000 for each of fiscal years 1991 through 1995.". g^SSds TITLE III—WETLANDS Planning, Protection and ggc. 301. SHORT TITLE. Restoration Act. 16 USC 3951 This title may be cited as the "Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protec- "°*®- tion and Restoration Act". 16 USC 3951. SEC. 302. DEFINITIONS. As used in this title, the term— (1) "Secretary" mesms the Secretary of the Army; 1 (2) "Administrator" means the Administrator of the Environi mental Protection Agency; (3) "development activities" means any activity, including the discharge of dredged or fill material, which results directly in a more than de minimus change in the hydrologic regime, bottom contour, or the type, distribution or diversity of hydroph3rtic vegetation, or which impairs the flow, reach, or circulation of surface water within wetlands or other waters; (4) "State" means the State of Louisiana; (5) "coastal State" means a State of the United States in, or bordering on, the Atlantic, Pacific, or Arctic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, Long Island Sound, or one or more of the Great Lakes; for the purposes of this title, the term also includes Puerto Rico, l the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern " Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territories of the Pacific ^ t Islands, and American Samoa; (6) "coastal wetlands restoration project" means any technically feasible activity to create, restore, protect, or enhance coastal wetlands through sediment and freshwater diversion, water management, or other measures that the Task Force

finds will significantly contribute to the long-term restoration

. or protection of the physical, chemical and biological integrity ^ of coastal wetlands in the State of Louisiana, and includes any such activity authorized under this title or under any other provision of law, including, but not limited to, new projects, completion or expansion of existing or on-going projects, individ-