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Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 1999

Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 1999

report (to accompany S. 1569)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts,
  • Taunton River (Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 106-209
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14505410M
    OCLC/WorldCa43331746

      The approval is the first step in obtaining the federal Wild and Scenic designation for the lower section of the Taunton River, which runs from the base of the Braga Bridge to an area near the. (Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, October 2, ) How Many Rivers are Protected with Wild and Scenic River Status? Well, many people would say – Not Enough! As of , according to the National Wild and Scenic River System, o miles of rivers are protected, representing only about % of all the rivers in the United States.

    H.R. (th). To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Kissimmee River and its tributaries in the State of Florida for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Wild & Scenic River Study Process FOREWORD Most rivers are added to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (National System) through federal legislation, after a study of the river’s eligibility and suitability for designation by one or more of th e four fed eral agencie s1 responsible for wild and scenic ri vers (WSR s).2 Congress.

      A Wild and Scenic designation creates a protected buffer along both sides of a river, blocks dams and other harmful water projects, and preserves a river’s free-flowing nature. It also helps protect and improve water quality, as well as the river’s unique historic, cultural, scenic, ecological, and recreational values.   The Taunton River Stewardship Council will serve as the principal partner of the National Park Service in implementing and overseeing the Wild and Scenic River designation.


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Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 1999 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (11/19/) Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to study and report to Congress on the designation of a specified segment of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of November 2, Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Octo View Document KB.

Summary. Inthanks to t he efforts of Representative Joseph Moakley and Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry, the U.S. Congress passed authorized funding to undertake a “Taunton River Wild and Scenic Study.” At the request of Representatives Barney Frank, Jim McGovern and Steven Lynch, the study area was extended to include the Lower Taunton.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

This chapter provides an Introduction to the Wild and Scenic Riv-ers Act and the Taunton River Study. It includes a review of the project’s history, the study strategy and process, the principal par-ticipants, and the major study products and accomplishments.

To date, approximately river seg-ments have been added to the national. Welcome. The Taunton River flows for approximately 40 miles from the confluence of the Town and Matfield Rivers in the Towns of Bridgewater and continues through the towns of Halifax, Middleboro, Raynham, City of Taunton, Towns of Dighton, Berkley and Freetown to the confluence of Mt.

Hope Bay at the City of Fall River and Town of Somerset. Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, Amendments & Section 2(a)(ii) Additions The files below represent the original Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, as amended, and the individual amendments since The amendments to the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act represent 16 USC, Sectionsamended through March (the last amendments to the Act).

“This Act [amending section of this title] may be cited as the ‘Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of ’.” Pub. –, § 1, Oct. 13,Stat.provided that. Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers Congress has specified in some Wild and Scenic River designations, that rivers are to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the NPS in partnership with local governments, councils, watershed groups and non-governmental organizations, generally through the use of cooperative agreements.

House report on TAUNTON RIVER WILD AND SCENIC RIVER STUDY ACT OF This report is by the Resources. study. A Study Committee will form to include each town and other stakeholders. Study will look for Outstanding Resource Values for each river.

Study will develop management plan for each river. NPS will make recommendations based on study. The bill includes designating the Taunton River within the federal Wild and Scenic Rivers system.

Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry joined with former Congressman Joe Moakley, D-Mass., in to introduce legislation that would authorize a study of the river for consideration of. Taunton River the United States of America in Congress assembled.

Wild and Scenic River Study Act SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 16 use This Act may be cited as the "Taunton River Wild and Scenic note. River study Act of ". SEC. FINDINGS. Congress finds that— (1) the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachu­ setts possesses.

DEC's regulations implementing the Wild Scenic and Recreational Rivers Act affect management, protection, enhancement, and control, of land use and development on all designated river areas in New York State, excluding those on private lands within the Adirondack Park.

They are subject to separate provisions pertaining only to lands within the. bill, the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act, to the House that directs the National Parks Service (NPS) conduct a study that will determine if the named Rivers meet the Wild and Scenic criteria.

The bill passed in February Bill introduced into the Senate by Senator Reed and. Kennedy, Kerry, D-Massachusetts, and former Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Moakley introduced legislation in that resulted in a study to consider the Taunton River as wild and scenic.

H.R. Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of J Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Resources on June 7, View Document KB. Summary. Abstract. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (WSRA) marked its fiftieth anniversary in without much fanfare.

The WSRA has been somewhat overshadowed by the Wilderness Act, which preceded it by four years, and by the National Environmental Policy Act and the pollution control statutes which followed in the s. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (Public Law ), enacted by the U.S.

Congress to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations. The Act is notable for safeguarding the special character of these rivers, while. The trip ends at approximately 3 to 4 p.m.

on Sunday at Weir Riverfront Park in Taunton. The trip covers a portion of the Nemasket River, then a large portion of the Taunton River designated Wild and Scenic by the National Park Service and the U.S.

Congress.The best-known and most enduring method of protecting rivers under this historic law is the designation of rivers into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System—each designation approved by a separate Act of Congress.

We can also secure more immediate protections for key rivers under other, relatively simpler, administrative measures.Taunton Wild & Scenic River Study Committee, National Park Service, Northeast Region (). Taunton River Stewardship Plan: Taunton River Wild & Scenic River Study. Taunton River Watershed Project Reference Documents.