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106 STAT. 4844 PUBLIC LAW 102-580 —OCT. 31, 1992 for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1992. Such sums shall remain available until expended. (f) EAST RIVER, NEW YORK. — (1) STUDY. —The Secretary is authorized to conduct a study on the need for erosion protection along the East River, New York, in the vicinity of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan with a view toward mitigating the deleterious effects of drift removal on protecting the adjacent shoreline from erosion. (2) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There is authorized to be appropriated to car^ out this subsection $500,000 for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1992. Such siuns shall remain available until expenaed. (g) LAKE CHAMPLAIN AND THE NARROWS OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN, VERMONT.— (1) STUDY.— The Secretary is authorized to conduct a reconnaissance and feasibility study of remediation of contaminated sediments in Lake Champlain and the Narrows of Lake Chamglain, Vermont. Such activities shall be coordinated with the tate of Vermont and the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Vermont. (2) FUNDING. — Funds previously expended by the State of Vermont and the Water Resources Research Institute at the University of Vermont in investigating sediment contamination shall be considered toward any joint funding requirement relating to the study to be conducted under this subsection, (h) LAKE CHAMPLAIN, VERMONT. —The Secretary is authorized to conduct a reconnaissance and feasibility study of providing additional boat access points on Lake Champlain, Vermont. (i) MONTPELIER, VERMONT. — The Secretary is authorized to conduct a reconnaissance and feasibility study on providing additional flood protection for Montpelier, Vermont. Maine. (j) NEW ENGLAND COASTAL DREDGED MATERIAL.— New Hampshire. (j) EVALUATION. — The Secretary shall conduct an evaluation of long-term coastal dredged material disposal needs along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts. Beginning in 1995, any dredged material resulting from a project proposed as a result of this study shall be disposed of at a site which is permanently designated by the Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to title I of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972. Appropriation (2) FUNDING.— $500,000 is authorized under General Investigations to conduct the study under this subsection, which will take into account the 2 States' dredged material disposal needs. (k) ST. JOHN'S RIVER CHANNEL, FLORIDA.— In studying the feasibility of Federal improvements to the St. John's River Channel, Florida, the Secretary shall examine the commercial and military uses of the channel in those areas traversed by both military and commercial vessels and shall coordinate the efforts of the Secretary with the Secretary of the Navy to utilize available studies and resources which project future military dredging needs in the St. John's River Channel. (1) CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA. — The Chief of Engineers shall review the report of the Chief of Engineers on central and southern Florida, published as House Document 643, 80th Congress, 2d Session, and other pertinent reports, with a view to determining whether modifications to the existing project are advisable at the authorization.