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PUBLIC LAW 102-580—OCT. 31, 1992 106 STAT. 4841 (4) Projects authorized by section 202 of Public Law 96- 367. SEC. 307. WATER QUALITY PROJECTS. (a) PROJECT DESCMPTION.— The Secretary is authorized to New York. design and construct projects to address water quality problems R^gigiand associated with storm water discharges from large storm events for the New Orleans, Lo'uisiana, metropolitan area, from within the Jefferson and Orleans Parishes frt)m which waters discharge into Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River; the watershed areas of Onondaga County and Syracuse, New York, from which waters discharge into Onondaga Lake, New York; the watershed areas of the Penobscot l^ver in the vicinity of Bangor, Maine, and the Casco Bav in the vicinity of Portland, Maine; and the watershed areas or Narragansett Bay in the vicinity of the Providence, Rhode Island, metropolitan area, including East Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls, Rhode Island. (b) PROJECT DESIGN. —The design ofprojects under subsection (a) shall ensure the development of effective Federal and non- Federal actions which will contribute toward compliance with the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. (c) COST SHARING.— Total project costs under subsection (a) shall be shared at 75 percent Federal and 25 percent non-Federal. The non-Federal sponsor shall receive credit for lands, easements, rights-of-way, and relocations toward its share of project costs, but not to exceed 25 percent of total project costs. Operation and maintenance cost shall be 100 percent non-Federal. (d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated $70,000,000 to carry out this section. Such sums shall remain available until expended. SEC. 308. BALTIMORE HARBOR, MARYLAND. (a) ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES. — (1) STUDY. —The Secretary shall conduct a study of Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, for the purpose of developing analytical procedures and criteria for contaminated dredged material in order to distinguish those materials which should be placed in containment sites from those materials which could be used in beneficial projects (such as beach nourishment, shoreline erosion control, island reclamation, and wetlands creation) or which could be placed in open waters without being chemically altered. (2) REPORT. — Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Ad., the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study conducted under this subsection. (b) DECONTAMINATION STUDY. — (1) STUDY. —The Secretary shall conduct a study of Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, for the purpose of determining the feasibility and necessity of decontaminating dredged materials and the feasibility of dewatering and recycling dredged materials for use as marketable products. In conducting the study, the Secretary shall consider requirements and locations for a processing or staging area, evaluate the marketability of potential products, and assess financial costs. (2) idsPORT.— Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall transmit to Congress