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106 STAT. 4738 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 obstructions which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Army may be detrimental to the Project. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and the owners or their heirs and assigns, who reacquired any such lands pursuant to this title, may exercise all other rights and privileges on the land except for those rights and privileges which would interfere with or abridge the rights and easement hereby reserved. (6 PROHIBITIONS. —With respect to lands described in this section that are below one thousand six hundred and twenty feet mean sea level, no structures for human habitation shall be constructed or maintained on the land and no other structures shall be constructed or maintained on the land except as may be approved in writing by the Secretary of the Army. (g) EXCAVATION.— With respect to lands described in subsections (a) or (b), no excavation shall be conducted and no landfill placed on the land without approval by the Secretary of the Army as to the location and method of excavation or placement of landfill. (h) DISCLAIMER.—Nothing in this section shall deprive any person of any right-of-way, leasehold, or other right, interest, or claim which such person may have in the lands described in subsections (a) and (b) prior to the date of the enactment of this title. (i) TRUST LANDS.—(1) All rights, title and interest of the United States in the improvements and recreation facilities described in paragraph (2) are hereby declared to be held in trust by the United States for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. (2) The improvements and facilities referred to in paragraph (1) are the levee around the City of Fort Yates, North Dakota, and the recreation facilities located at the Fort Yates Recreation Area, the Walker Bottoms Recreation Area, and the Grand River Recreation Area, including those recreation facilities located both above and below contour elevation one thousand six hundred and twenty feet mean sea level. (3) The improvements and facilities described in this subsection are transferred as is and without warranty of any kind, and the Corps of Engineers shall have no obligation or responsibility to operate, maintain, repair or replace any of such improvements or facilities. Operation and maintenance of the improvements and recreational facilities in this subsection shall be the responsibility of the Department of the Interior. (j) EXCEPTION.— Notwithstanding subsection (i), the transfer of such improvements and facilities pursuant to subsection (i) does not include the improvements and facilities located at the Indian Memorial Recreation Area and the Grand River Fish Spawning Station, unless and until the State of South Dakota consents in writing and then only upon amendment of the "Agreement Between the United States and the State of South Dakota for Recreation and Fish and Wildlife Development at Lake Oahe, South Dakota" entered into on September 2, 1983, which amendment shall specifically provide for such transfer. (k) FISH AND WILDLIFE. — Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the lands transferred under subsection (a) which, prior to the date of enactment of this title, were designated by the Corps of Engineers as mitigation lands for purposes of fish and wildlife conservation in accordance with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act of 1958, shall be included in any subsequent determination of the Corps* compliance with the fish and wildlife mitigation requirements of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act