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PUBLIC LAW 102-580—OCT. 31, 1992 106 STAT. 4839 SEC. 302. NEW YORK CITY ZEBRA MUSSEL PROGRAM. (a) MONITORING AND PREVENTION.— (1) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary, in consultation with the Administrator of the Environmentid Protection Agency, the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Governor of the State of New York, and the Mayor of the city of New York, shall— (A) develop a prevention monitoring program for zebra mussels throughout the New York City water supply system; (B) develop appropriate zebra mussel prevention and removal technologies for the New York City water supply system; and (C) provide technical assistance to the State of New York and the city of New York on alternative design and maintenance practices for the New York City water supply system in the event of zebra mussel infestation. (2) COST SHARING.— The Secretary shall not initiate any monitoring, prevention, or technical assistance project or program under this subsection until appropriate non-Federal interests agree, by contract, to contribute 25 percent of the cost for such project or program during the period of such project or program. (3) AUTHORIZATION OP APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purposes of carrying out this subsection, there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary $2,000,000 for each fiscal years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997. Such sums shall remain available until expended. (b) EXOTIC AQUATIC ORGANISMS.— (1) IN GENERAL.—Section 1101(b) of the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (16 U.S.C. 4711(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) In addition to issuing regulations under paragraph (1), Regulations. the Secretary, in consultation with the Task Force shall, not later than 24 months after the date of the enactment of this paragraph, issue regulations to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic nuisance species in the Great Lakes through ballast water carried on vessels that, after operating on the waters beyond the exclusive economic zone, enter a United States port on the Hudson River north of the GeK)rge Washington Bridge.". (2) DEFINITION. -Paragraph (1) of section 1003 of the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 is amended by inserting "the Committee on Public 16 USC 4702. Works and Transportation and" after "means". SEC. 303. SUSQUEHANNA RIVER, PENNSYLVANIA. (a) WETLANDS DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.— The Secretary, in cooperation with appropriate Federal agencies, may enter into a cooperative agreement with the Earth Conservancy to develop, and carry out along the Susquehanna River between Wilkes-Barre and Sunbury, Pennsylvania, a wetlands demonstration project for the purposes of— (1) enhancing municipal waste water treatment in the region;