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PUBLIC LAW 106-541—DEC. 11, 2000 114 STAT. 2607 (C) REQUIRED CREDITING. — The Secretary shall credit toward the non-Federal share of the costs of the hatchery project— (i) the costs to the State of Montana of stocking Fort Peck Lake during the period beginning January 1, 1947; and (ii) the costs to the State of Montana and the counties having jurisdiction over land surrounding Fort Peck Lake of construction of local access roads to the lake. (2) OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, AND REPLACE- MENT.— (A) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the hatchery project shall be a non-Federal responsibility. (B) COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THREATENED AND ENDAN- GERED SPECIES. —The costs of operation and maintenance associated with raising threatened or endangered species shall be a Federal responsibility. (f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— (1) IN GENERAL. —There are authorized to be appropriated— (A) $20,000,000 to carry out this section (other than subsection (e)(2)(B)); and (B) such sums as are necessary to carry out subsection (e)(2)(B). (2) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS. — Sums made available to carry out this section shall remain available until expended. SEC. 326. SAGAMORE CREEK, NEW HAMPSHIRE. The Secretary shall carry out maintenance dredging of the Sagamore Creek Channel, New Hampshire. SEC. 327. PASSAIC RIVER BASIN FLOOD MANAGEMENT, NEW JERSEY. (a) IN GENERAL.—The project for flood control, Passaic River, New Jersey and New York, authorized by section 101(a)(18) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1990 (104 Stat. 4607), is modified to direct the Secretary to give priority to nonstructural approaches for flood control as alternatives to the construction of the Passaic River tunnel element, while maintaining the integrity of other separable mainstream project elements, wetland banks, and other independent projects that were authorized to be carried out in the Passaic River basin before the date of enactment of this Act. (b) REEVALUATION OF FLOODWAY STUDY. —The Secretary shall review the Passaic River floodway buyout study, dated October 1995, to calculate the benefits of a buyout and environmental restoration using the method used to calculate the benefits of structural projects under section 308(b) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2318(b)). (c) REEVALUATION OF 10-YEAR FLOODPLAIN STUDY. — The Secretary shall review the Passaic River buyout study of the 10- year floodplain beyond the floodway of the central Passaic River basin, dated September 1995, to calculate the benefits of a buyout and environmental restoration using the method used to calculate the benefits of structural projects under section 308(b) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2318(b)). (d) PRESERVATION OF NATURAL STORAGE AREAS.— 79-194O- 00 - 18:QL3Part4