Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Chehalis River Fishery Resources Study

Chehalis River Fishery Resources Study -- Public Law 101-452 (104 Stat. 1054, enacted October 24, 1990) requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to undertake a study of the fishery resources and habitats and develop goals and short- and long-term recommendations. The study and recommendations are to be reported to Congress by October 1, 1992.

Participation by the Chehalis Tribe and Quinault Indian Nation is provided, and participation by the State of Washington is authorized, on the condition that non-Federal and nontribal participants pay, in the aggregate, 1/6 of the cost of the study.

Appropriation of $2,500,000 is authorized to carry out the Act and requires that 1/5 of any amount appropriated shall be made available to the Chehalis Tribe and the Quinault Indian Nation to carry out their respective study obligations.

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