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PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

PUBLIC LAW 87-325-SEPT. 26, 1961

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Public Law 87-325 September 26, 1961 [H. R. 9080]

AN ACT To authorize the Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington Railroad Company to construct, maintain, and operate branch sidings over First Street Southwest in the District of Columbia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Philadelphia, Baltimore, and W a s h i n ^ o n Railroad Company is hereby authorized to construct, maintam, and operate at grade two branch sidings from its present tracks in square 607 over First Street to square 663 between S and T Streets Southwest, Washington, District of Columbia. Such sidings shall be constructed in accordance with plans approved by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia. SEC. 2. Congress reserves the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act. Approved September 26, 1961. Public Law 87-326 AN ACT September 26, 1961 [H. R. 2282] To provide for the withdrawal from the public domain of certain lands in the Ladd-Eielson area, Alaska, for use by the Department of the Ariiiy as the Yukon Command training site, Alaska, and for other purposes. Alaska.

Reservation of lands.

Use for hunt i n g and fishing.

Disposition.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) subject to valid existing rights the public lands aggregating approximately two hundred and fifty-six thousand acres in the Ladd-Eielson area, fourth judicial division, Alaska, as more fully described in application (serial number Fairbanks 020174) from the Department of the Army to the Department of the Interior and set forth in the Federal Register of July 31, 1958, page 5804 (Federal Register Document 58-5837; filed, July 31, 1958; 8:47 antemeridian), are hereby withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws including the mining and mineral leasing laws and disposals of materials under the Act of July 31, 1947, as amended (61 Stat. 681; 30 U.S.C. 601-604), and reserved for the use of the Department of the Army as the Yukon Command training site for a period of ten years or, if extended by the Secretary of the Interior for a period of fifteen years, or for any shorter period as may be determined by the Secretary of the Army upon notice to the Secretary of the Interior. (b) The Secretary of the Interior may, with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Army, authorize use or disposition of any of the lands or resources withdrawn and reserved by subsection (a) of this section. (c) To the extent that the Secretary of the Army determines it to be consistent with military requirements and the public safety: (1) the lands withdrawn and reserved by this Act, or selected portions thereof, shall be open during legally established seasons for hunting, fishing and trapping, and military operations affecting the same shall be suspended during such periods and (2) access across the lands, or selected portions thereof, shall be permitted to public hunting, fishing, and trapping areas. (d) Upon request of the Secretary of the Interior at the time of final termination of the reservation effected by this Act, the Department of the Army shall make safe for nonmilitary uses the land withdrawn and reserved, or such portions thereof as may be specified by the Secretary of the Interior, by neutralizing unexploded ammunition, bombs, artillery projectiles, or other explosive objects and chemical