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[82 STAT. 739]
[82 STAT. 739]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-483-AUG. 13, 1968 TITLE II — F L O O D CONTROL

739 Flood control Act of 1968.

SEC. 201. Section 3 of the Act approved June 22', 1936 (Public Law Numbered 738, Seventy-fourth Congress), as amended by section 2 of ^9 sta^ isnthe Act approved June 28, 1938 (Public Law Numbered 761, SeventyStat. 1215fifth Congress), shall apply to all works authorized in this title except 52 USC 701.C-1. 33 that for any channel improvement or channel rectification project, provisions (a), (b), and (c) of section 3 of said Act of June 22, 1936, shall apply thereto, except as otherwise provided by law. The authorization for any flood control project herein authorized by this Act requiring local cooperation shall expire five years from the date on which local interests are notified in writing by the Secretary of the Army or his designee of the requirements of local cooperation, unless said interests shall within said tyne furnish assurances.satisfactory to the Secretary of the Army that the required cooperation will be furnished. SEC. 202. The provisions of section 1 of the Act of December 22, 1944 (Public Law Numbered 534, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session), shall govern with respect to projects authorized in this Act, ^| us^c 7^0/-1 and the procedures therein set forth with respect to plans, proposals, or reports for works of improvement for navigation or flood control and for irrigation and purposes incidental thereto shall" apply as if herein set forth in full. SEC. 203. The following works of improvement for the benefit of Projects. navigation and the control of destructive floodwaters and other purl^oses are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers in accordance with the plans in the respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to the conditions set forth therein. The necessary plans, specifications, and preliminary work may be prosecuted on any project authorized in this title with funds from appropriations hereafter made for flood control so as to be ready for rapid inauguration of a construction program. The projects authorized in this title shall be initiated as expeditiously and prosecuted as vigorously as may be consistent with budgetary requirements. Penstocks and other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam authorized in this Act for construction by the Department of the Army when approved by the Secretary of the Army on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and the Federal Power Commission. L O W E R CHARLES RIVER,

MASSACHUSETTS

The project for flood control on the Lower Charles River, Masstichusetts, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 370, Ninetieth Congress, at an estimated cost of $18,620,000. C O N N E C T I C U T RIVER B A S I N

The project for the Beaver Brook Dam and Reservoir, Beaver Brook, New Hampshire, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the. Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 68, Ninetieth Congress, at an estimated cost of $1,185,000. The project for flood protection on Park River, Connecticut, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 43, Ninetieth Congress, at an estimated cost of $30,300,000.