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114 STAT. 2662 PUBLIC LAW 106-541—DEC. 11, 2000 (1) STUDIES. —Studies conducted under this section shall be subject to cost sharing in accordance with section 105 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2215). (2) ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROJECTS. — (A) IN GENERAL.—Non-Federal interests shall pay 35 percent of the cost of any ecosystem restoration project carried out under this section. (B) ITEMS PROVIDED BY NON-FEDERAL INTERESTS. —Non- Federal interests shall provide all land, easements, rightsof-way, dredged material disposal areas, and relocations necessary for ecosystem restoration projects to be carried out under this section. The value of such land, easements, rights-of-way, dredged material disposal areas, and relocations shall be credited toward the payment required under this paragraph. (C) IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS. —Not more than 50 percent of the non-Federal share required under this subsection may be satisfied by the provision of in-kind services. (3) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.—Non-Federal interests shall be responsible for all costs associated with operating, maintaining, replacing, repairing, and rehabilitating all projects carried out under this section. (4) FEDERAL LANDS.— Notwithstanding any other provision of this subsection, the Federal share of the cost of a project carried out under this section on Federal lands shall be 100 percent, including costs of operation and maintenance. (f) DEFINITIONS.—In this section, the following definitions apply: (1) LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER ESTUARY. — The term "lower Columbia River estuarj^' means those river reaches having navigation channels on the mainstem of the Columbia River in Oregon and Washington west of Bonneville Dam, and the tributaries of such reaches to the extent such tributaries are tidally influenced. (2) TILLAMOOK BAY ESTUARY. — The term "Tillamook Bay estuary" means those waters of Tillamook Bay in Oregon and its tributaries that are tidally influenced. (g) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —T here is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $30,000,000. SEC. 537. ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS, RAYSTOWN LAKE, PENNSYLVANIA. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania may transfer any unobligated funds made available to the Commonwealth for item number 1278 of the table contained in section 1602 of Public Law 105- 178 (112 Stat. 305) to the Secretary for access improvements at the Raystown Lake project, Pennsylvania. SEC. 538. UPPER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN, PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW YORK. Section 567 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 3787-3788) is amended— (1) by striking subsection (a)(2) and inserting the following: "(2) The Susquehanna River watershed upstream of the Chemung River, New York, at an estimated Federal cost of $10,000,000. "; and (2) by striking subsections (c) and (d) and inserting the following: "(c) COOPERATION AGREEMENTS.— In conducting the study and developing the strategy under this section, the Secretary shall enter