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PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 4663 throi:^h the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, shall retain the right to manage Lake 13 for the conservation, maintenance, and development of the area as a component of the Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge in accordance with Contract Number 14- 06-500-1713 and in a miuiner that does not interfere with operation of the Lake 13 dam and reservoir for the primary purposes of the Vermejo Reclamation Project." TITLE XV—SAN LUIS VALLEY PROTECTION, COLORADO SEC. ISOl. PERMIT ISSUANCE PROHIBITED. (a) No agency or instrumentali^ of the United States shall issue any permit, license, right-o^way, grant, loan or other authorization or assistance for any project or feature of any project to withdraw water from the San Luis Valley, Colorado, for export to another basin in Colorado or export to any portion of another State, unless the Secretary of the Interior determines, after due consideration of all findings provided by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, that the project will not: (1) increase the costs or negatively affect operation of the Closed Basin Project; (2) adversely affect the purposes of any national wildlife refuge or Federal wildlife habitat area withdrawal located in the San Luis Valley, Colorado; or (3) adversely affect the purposes of the Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Colorado. (b) Nothing in this title shall be construed to alter, amend, or limit smy provision of Federal or State law that applies to any project or feature of a project to withdraw water from the San Luis Valley, Colorado, for export to another basin in Colorado or another State. Nothing in this title shall be construed to limit any agency's authority or responsibility to reject, limit, or condition any such project on any basis independent of the requirements of this title. SEC. 1502. JUDICIAL REVIEW. The Secretary's findings required by this title shall be subject to judicial review in the United States district courts. SEC. 1503. COSTS. The direct and indirect costs of the findings required by section 1501 of this title shall be paid in advance by the project proponent under terms and conditions set by the Secretary. SEC. 1504. DISCLAIMERS.. (a) Nothing in this title shall constitute either an expressed or implied reservation of water or water rights. (b) Nothing in this title shall be construed as establishing a precedent with regard to any other Federal reclamation project. TITLE XVI—RECLAMATION WASTEWATER AND GROUNDWATER STUDIES SEC. 1601. SHORT TITLE. This title may be referred to as the "Reclamation Wastewater and Groimdwater Study and Facilities Act". Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act. 43 USC 390h note.