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PUBLIC LAW 102-50 —MAY 24, 1991 105 STAT. 257 (2) An evaluation of the natural, historical, paleontological, and recreational resources and values of such corridors. (3) Recommendations for possible land acquisition within the corridor which are deemed necessary for the purpose of resource protection, scenic protection and integrity, recreational activities, or management and administration of the corridor areas. (4) Alternative cooperative management proposals for the administration and development of the corridor areas. (5) An analysis of the number of visitors and t3rpes of public use within the corridor aresis that can be accommodated in accordance with the full protection of its resources. (6) An analysis of the facilities deemed necessary to accommodate and provide access for such recreational uses by visitors, including the location and estimated costs of such facilities. (b) SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —The results of such study shall be transmitted to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate. SEC. 8. STUDY OF FEASIBILITY AND SUITABILITY OF ESTABLISHING 16 USC la-5 NIOBRARA-BUFFALO PRAIRIE NATIONAL PARK. note. (a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of the Interior shall undertake and complete a study of the feasibility and suitability of establishing a national park in the State of Nebraska to be known as the Niobrara-Buffalo Prairie National Park within 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act. (b) AREA TO BE STUDIED.— The areas studied under this section shall include the area generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Proposed Niobrara-Buffalo Prairie National Park", numbered NBP-80,000, and dated March 1990. The study area shall not include any lands within the boundaries of the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. (c) RESOURCES. —In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall conduct an assessment of the natural, cultural, historic, scenic, and recreational resources of such areas studied to determine whether they are of such significance as to merit inclusion in the National Park System. (d) STUDY REGARDING MANAGEMENT.—In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall study the feasibility of managing the area by various methods, in consultation with appropriate Federal agencies, the Nature Conservancy, and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. (e) SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —The results of the study shall be submitted to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.