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106 STAT. 4610 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 (ii) iudicial review of environmental studies prepared in compliance wilii the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) if such review was initiated by parties other than the District, the State, or petitioners of project water. (E) Amounts authorized to carry out subparagraph (B) ma^r not be obligated or expended, and may not be borrowed against, until bmding contracts for the purchase of at least 90 percent of the supplemental irrigation project water to be delivered from the natures constructed under subparagraph (B) have been executed. (F) In lieu of construction by the Secretary, the Central Utah Project and features specified in section 202(a)(3) shall be constructed by the District under the program guidelines authorized by the Drainage Facilities and Minor Construction Act (Act of June 13, 1956, 70 Stat. 274; 43 U.S.C. 505). The sixty-day congressional notification of the Secretary's intent to use the Drainage Facilities and Minor Construction Act program is hereby waived with respect to construction of the features authorized in section 202(a)(3). Any such feature may be operated, maintained, and repaired by the District in accordance with repayment contracts and operation and maintenance agreements previously entered into between the Secretary and the District. The United States shall not be liable for damages resultingfi:t>mthe design, construction, operation, maintenance, and replacement by the District of the features specified in section 202(a)(3). (4) UTAH LAKE SAUNITY CONTROL.— $1,000,000 for the District to conduct, with public involvement, a feasibility study to reduce the salinity of Utah Lake. (5) PROVO RIVER STUDIES. —<A) $2,000,000 for the District to conduct, with public involvement: (i) a Iwdrologic study that includes a h^drologic model analysis of the Provo River Bfisin with all tributaries, water imports and exports, and diversions, an analysis of expected flows and storage under varying water conditions, and a comparison of steady State conditions with proposed demands being placed on the river and affected water resources, inciuoing historical diversions, decrees, and water rights, and (ii) a feasibility studv of direct delivery of Colorado River Basin waterfiromuie Strawberry Reservoir or elsewhere in the Strawberry Collection System to the Provo River Basin, including the Wallsburg Tunnel and other possible importation or exchange options. The studies shall also evaluate the potential for changes in existing importation patterns and quantities of water from the Weber and Duchesne River Basins, and shall describe the economic and environmental consequences of each alternative identified. In addition to funds appropriated after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary is authorized to utilize section 8 funds which may be available from fiscal year 1993 appropriations for the Central Utah Project for the purposes of carrying out the studies described in this paragraph. (B) The cost of the studies provided for in subparagraph (A) shall be treated as an expense under section 8: Provided,