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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1466

PUBLIC LAW 98-398—AUG. 24, 1984

(b) CONSENT OF SECRETARY OF ARMY.—The interests in the canal prism and towpath lands (including reserved lands) in township 37 north, range 11 east, section 14; township 35 north, range 10 east, sections 9 and 16; township 35 north, range 10 east, sections 16, 20, and 21; township 34 north, range 9 east, section 31; and township 34 north, range 8 east, sections 22, 23, 25, 26, and 36, necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Illinois Waterway navigation project may be conveyed under subsection (a) only with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Army with such conditions as necessary to protect the navigation project. EFFECT ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND OTHER STANDARDS; RESTRICTIONS; SAVINGS PROVISIONS 16 USC 461 note.

Water.

SEC. 1 1 5. (a) EFFECT ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND OTHER STANDARDS.—

(1) Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to impose any environmental, occupational, safety, or other rule, regulation, standard, or permit process which is different from those presently applicable, or which would be applicable, had the corridor not been established. (2) The establishment of the corridor shall not impose any change in Federal environmental quality standards. No portion of the corridor which is subject to part C of title I of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7470 et seq.), as amended by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977, may be designated as class 1 for purposes of such part C solely by reason of the establishment of the corridor. (3) No State or Federal agency shall impose more restrictive water use designations or water quality standards upon uses of, or discharges to, waters of the State or waters of the United States, within or adjacent to the corridor solely by reason of the establishment of the corridor. (4) Nothing in the establishment of the corridor shall abridge, restrict, or alter any applicable rule, regulation, standard or review procedure for permitting of facilities within or adjacent to the corridor. (5) Nothing in the establishment of the corridor shall affect the continuing use and operation, as presently located, of all public utilities and common carriers. (6) Actions taken under this title to achieve the purposes described in section 102(b) shall emphasize voluntary cooperation. (b) RESTRICTIONS ON COMMISSION AND SECRETARY.—Nothing in this title shall be construed to vest in the Commission or the Secretary any authority— (1) to require the State, any political subdivision of the State, or any private person to participate in any project or program carried out by the Commission or the Secretary under this title; (2) to intervene as a party in any administrative or judicial proceeding concerning the application or enforcement of any regulatory authority of the State or any political subdivision of the State, including any authority relating to land use regulation, environmental quality, licensing, permitting, easements, private land development, or other occupational or access issues; (3) to establish or modify any regulatory authority of the State or of any political subdivision of the State, including any authority relating to land use regulation, environmental quality, or pipeline or utility crossings;