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[82 STAT. 824]
[82 STAT. 824]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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49 USC 1653.

PUBLIC LAW 90-495-AUG. 23, 1968

[82 STAT.

and consult with the Secretaries of the Interior, Housing and Urban Development, and Agriculture, and with the States in developing transportation plans and programs that include measures to maintain or enhance the natural beauty of the lands traversed. After the effective date of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1968, the Secretary shall not approve any program or project which requires the use of any publicly owned land from a public park, recreation area, or wildlife and waterfowl refuge of national. State, or local significance as determined by the Federal, State, or local officials having jurisdiction thereof, or any land from an historic site of national. State, or local significance as so determined by such officials unless (1) there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use of such land, and (2) such program includes all possible planning to minimize harm to such park, recreational area, wildlife and waterfowl refuge, or historic site resulting from such use." (b) Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act (80 Stat. 931; Public Law 89-670) is amended to read as follows: " (f) I t is hereby declared to be the national policy that special effort should be made to preserve the natural beauty of the countryside and public park and recreation lands, wildlife and waterfowl refuges, and historic sites. The Secretary of Transportation shall cooperate and consult with the Secretaries of the Interior, Housing and Urban Development, and Agriculture, and with the States in developing transportation plans and programs that include measures to maintain or enhance the natural beauty of the lands traversed. After the effective date of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1968, the Secretary shall not approve any program or project which requires the use of any publicly owned land from a public park, recreation area, or wildlife and waterfowl refuge of national. State, or local significance as determined by the Federal, State, or local officials having jurisdiction thereof, or any land from an historic site of national. State, or local significance as so determined by such officials unless (1) there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use of such land, and (2) such program includes all possible planning to minimize harm to such park, recreational area, wildlife and waterfowl refuge, or historic site resulting from such use." FORT WASHINGTON PARKWAY

SEC. 19. (a) The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire by (1) donation, (2) purchase with donated funds, (3) purchase with funds appropriated to him under subsection (c) of this section, (4) transfer from any other Federal department, agency, or instrumentality (including the government of the District of Columbia), or (5) exchange, lands and interests in lands in Prince Georges County, Maryland, within the boundary depicted on drawing NCR 117.4—186 which is on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the National P a r k Service, Department of the Interior. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any property of the United States within the boundary depicted on such drawing may, with the concurrence of the head of the department, agency, or instrumentality having jurisdiction thereof, be transferred without reimbursement to the Secretary of the Interior to carry out this section. (b)(1) With respect to those lands which are identified on the map by the legend "Fee simple acquisition to be acquired", striped ^ e e n, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire the fee simple absolute title to such property. (2) With r^espect to lands which are identified on the map by the legend "Private development areas" striped blue, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire only such easements and other