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106 STAT. 4648 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 FISH, WILDLIFE, AND RECREATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION SCHEDULE—Continued I. BUDGET TO IMPLEMENT ADDITIONAL RECLAMATION MITIGATION Projects and Features Total DPR Grand Total Appropriations (Thousands of 1990 Dollars) TOTAL $1,053 $22,628 FY93 $1,204 $24,729 FY94 $674 $21,224 FY95 TITLE IV—UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION ACCOUNT SEC. 401. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. (a) FINDINGS. — The Congress finds that^ (1) the State of Utah is a State in which one of the largest trans-basin water diversions occurs, dewatering importent natural areas as a result of the Colorado River Storage Project; (2) the State of Utah is one of the most ecologically significant States in the Nation, and it is therefore important to protect, mitigate, and enhance sensitive species and ecosystems through effective long-term mitigation; (3) the challenge of mitigating the environmental consequences associated with trans-basin water diversions are complex and involve many projects and measures (some of which are presently unidentifiable) and the costs for which will continue after projects of the Colorado River Storage Project in Utah are completed; and (4) environmental mitigation associated with the development of the projects of the Colorado River Storage Project in the State of Utah are seriously in arrears. (b) PURPOSES. —The purpose of this title is to establish an ongoing account to ensure that— (1) the level of environmental protection, mitigation, and enhancement achieved in connection with projects identified in this Act and elsewhere in the Colorado River Storage Project in the State of Utah is preserved and maintained; (2) resources are available to manage and maintain investments in fish and wildlife and recreation features of the projects identified in this Act and elsewhere in the Colorado River Storage Project in the State of Utah; (3) resources are available to address known environmental impacts of the projects identified in this Act and elsewhere in the Colorado River Storage Project in the State of Utah for which no funds are being specifically authorized for appropriation and earmarked under tnis Act; and (4) resources are available to address presently unknown environmental needs and opportunities for enhancement within the areas of the State of Utah affected by the projects identified in this Act and elsewhere in the Colorado River Storage Project. SEC. 402. UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION ACCOUNT. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— T here is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Account (hereafter in this title referred to as the