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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2 D SESS.-CH. 965-AUG. 14, 1946 "The cost of planning for and the construction or installation and costs of maintenance of any such means and measures shall be included in and shall constitute an integral part of the costs of such projects: Provided, That, in the case of projects hereafter authorized to be Findings. constructed, operated, and maintained in accordance with the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts u u.s s. 1.S.C. §4 amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), the Secretary of the Ante, p . Interior shall, in addition to allocations to be made under section 9 of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 (53 Stat. 1187), make 53Stat l findings on the part of the estimated cost of the project which can properly be allocated to the preservation and propagation of fish and wildlife, and costs allocated pursuant to such findings shall not be reimbursable. In the case of construction by a Federal agency, Transfer that agency is authorized to transfer, out of appropriations or other funds made available for surveying, engineering, or construction to the Fish and Wildlife Service, such funds as may be necessary to conduct the investigations required by this section to be made by it. "SEc. 3. Whenever the waters of any stream or other body of iPirosdo water are impounded, diverted, or otherwise controlled for any etc. purpose whatever by any department or agency of the United States, adequate provision consistent with the primary purposes of such impoundment, diversion, or other control shall be made for the use thereof, together with any areas of land, or interest therein, acquired or administered in connection therewith, for the conservation, main- tenance, and management of wildlife, resources thereof, and its habitat thereon. In accordance with general plans, covering the use of such waters and other interests for these purposes, approved jointly by the head of the department or agency exercising primary administration thereof, the Secretary of the Interior, and the head of the agency exercising administration over the wildlife resources of the State wherein the waters and areas lie, such waters and other interests shall be made available without cost for administration (a) by such State agency, if the management thereof for the con- servation of wildlife relates to other than migratory birds; (b) by the Secretary of the Interior, if the waters and other interests have particular value in carrying out the national migratory bird manage- ment program. "SEc. 4. Such areas as are made available to the Secretary of the avalabie a Interior for the purposes of this Act under sections 1 and 3, or by any other law, proclamation, or Executive order, shall be admin- istered directly or under cooperative agreements entered into pur- suant to the provisions of section 1 by the Secretary of the Interior under such rules and regulations for the conservation, maintenance, and management of wildlife, resources thereof, and its habitat thereon, as may be adopted by him in accordance with general plans approved jointly by the Secretary of the Interior and the head of the depart- ment or agency exercising primary administration of such areas: Provided, That such rules and regulations shall not be inconsistent tiaRuls with the laws for the protection of fish and game of the States in which such area is situated. "SEc. 5 . The Secretary of the Interior, through the Fish and temtie Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Mines, is authorized to make lutingsubs such investigations as he deems necessary to determine the effects of domestic sewage, mine, petroleum, and industrial wastes, erosion silt, and other polluting substances on wildlife, and to make reports ,bpo to the Congress concerning such investigations and of recommenda- tions for alleviating dangerous and undesirable effects of such pollu- tion. These investigations shall include (1) the determination of standards of water quality for the maintenance of wildlife; (2) the planning, a, etc. 3. 485; 43 11 etseq. 67. 193. C.I 485h. of funds. for use of waters, Sratio of 88e. id regula- tions to de- eBtsof pol- tances to Con- 1081