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106 STAT. 4812 PUBLIC LAW 102-580—OCT. 31, 1992 (4) LIMITATION ON ACQUISITION AUTHORITY.— The Secretary may not use condemnation of property in carrying out this subsection. (5) PURPOSES OF THE MUSEUM AND INTERPRETIVE SITE.— The purposes of the Lower Mississippi River Museum and Rivenront Interpretive Site are to— (A) promote an understanding of the Lower Mississippi River and the United States Army Corps of Engineers' role in developing and managing this nationally significant resource; (B) interpret the United States Arm^ Corps of Engineers historic presence in the Lower Mississippi River Valley and its administration of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project; (C) provide an understanding of the many Corps of Engineers branches and facilities in the Vicksburg area and their relationship to flood control, navigation, and environmental conservation in the Mississippi River; (D) highlight the Mississippi River's influence on the Vicksburg area and the river valley's natural, historic, and cultural resource contributions; (E) highlight local Corps of Engineers projects and management strategies; (F) provide an understanding of the surrounding natural riparian environment adjacent to the Mississippi River through public access and interpretive displays; and (G) promote the worldwide application of water resource technologies learned from using the Mississippi River as a working model. (6) RELATED AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS. — (A) SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. — The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in the planning and design of the museum and riverfront interpretive site under this subsection. (B) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.— The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the National Park Service in the planning, design, and implementation of interpretive programs for the museum and riverfront interpretive site to oe established under this subsection. (C) VISITOR SERVICES.—The Secretary is directed to provide increased and enhanced visitor services at the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. (7) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There is authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000 to carry out this subsection, including acquiring and restoring under paragraph (2) the property held by the Resolution Trust Corporation and planning, designing, and constructing the museum and riverfront interpretive site under this subsection. (d) NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY REGIONAL FLOOD OPERATIONS- RESPONSE, ENGINEERING, AND VISITOR CENTER. — (1) CONSTRUCTION.— The Secretary is directed to construct a visitor center in northeastern New Jersev of at least 15,000 square feet to serve as the center for the United States Army Corps of En^eers operations and eiaeTgency response engineering activities within the Passaic, Hackensack, Raritan,