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[121 STAT. 1270]
[121 STAT. 1270]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1270

PUBLIC LAW 110–114—NOV. 8, 2007 (1) in clause (i) by striking ‘‘$75,000,000’’ and all that follows and inserting ‘‘$95,000,000’’; and (2) by striking clause (ii) and inserting the following: ‘‘(ii) FEDERAL SHARE.— ‘‘(I) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in subclause (II), the Federal share of the cost of carrying out a project under subparagraph (A) shall not exceed $25,000,000. ‘‘(II) SEMINOLE WATER CONSERVATION PLAN.— The Federal share of the cost of carrying out the Seminole water conservation plan shall not exceed $30,000,000.’’.


(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall complete the development and testing of the regional engineering model for environmental restoration as expeditiously as practicable. (b) USAGE.—The Secretary shall consider using, as appropriate, the regional engineering model for environmental restoration in the development of future water resource projects, including projects developed pursuant to section 601 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (114 Stat. 2680).


In this title, the following definitions apply: (1) COASTAL LOUISIANA ECOSYSTEM.—The term ‘‘coastal Louisiana ecosystem’’ means the coastal area of Louisiana from the Sabine River on the west to the Pearl River on the east, including those parts of the Atchafalaya River Basin and the Mississippi River Deltaic Plain below the Old River Control Structure and the Chenier Plain included within the study area of the restoration plan. (2) GOVERNOR.—The term ‘‘Governor’’ means the Governor of the State of Louisiana. (3) RESTORATION PLAN.—The term ‘‘restoration plan’’ means the report of the Chief of Engineers for ecosystem restoration for the Louisiana Coastal Area dated January 31, 2005. (4) TASK FORCE.—The term ‘‘Task Force’’ means the Coastal Louisiana Ecosystem Protection and Restoration Task Force established by section 7003. (5) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.—The term ‘‘comprehensive plan’’ means the plan developed under section 7002 and any revisions thereto. SEC. 7002. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.

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(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary, in coordination with the Governor, shall develop a comprehensive plan for protecting, preserving, and restoring the coastal Louisiana ecosystem. (b) INTEGRATION OF PLAN INTO COMPREHENSIVE HURRICANE PROTECTION STUDY.—In developing the comprehensive plan, the Secretary shall integrate the restoration plan into the analysis and design of the comprehensive hurricane protection study authorized by title I of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006 (119 Stat. 2247).

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