102 STAT. 4600
PUBLIC LAW 100-696—NOV. 18, 1988 (1) To protect, preserve and enhance the significant values of the waters and land of the Mississippi River Corridor within the Saint Paul-Minneapolis Metropolitan Area. (2) To encourage adequate coordination of all governmental programs affecting the land and water resources of the Mississippi River Corridor. (3) To provide a management framework to assist the State of Minnesota and its units of local government in the development and implementation of integrated resource management programs for the Mississippi River Corridor in order to assure orderly public and private development in the area consistent with the findings of this subtitle. ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL RIVER AND RECREATION AREA
16 USC 460ZZ-1.
Public information. District of Columbia. Federal Register, publication.
SEC. 702. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.—There is hereby established the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Area") which shall consist of the State designated Mississippi Critical Area encompassing that portion of the Mississippi River and adjacent lands generally within the Saint Paul-Minneapolis Metropolitan Area, as depicted on the map entitled Mississippi National River and Recreation Area numbered MINRA/80,000 and dated April 1987. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Department of the Interior in Washington, District of Columbia, and in the offices of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (b) BOUNDARIES.—The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary") shall publish in the Federal Register, as soon as practicable after the enactment of this title a detailed description and map of the boundaries established under subsection (a). MISSISSIPPI RIVER COORDINATING COMMISSION
16 USC 460ZZ-2.
SEC. 703. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.—There is hereby established a Mississippi River Coordinating Commission whose purpose shall be to assist Federal, State, and local authorities in the development and implementation of an integrated resource management plan for those lands and waters as specified in section 702. The Commission shall consist of the following 22 members appointed by the Secretary of the Interior: (1) The Director of the National Park Service, or his designee. (2) The Chief of the Corps of Engineers, or his designee. (3) The Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, or his designee. (4) Three individuals, from recommendations by the Governor of Minnesota, to represent the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Department of Transportation, and Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. (5) One individual, to represent the Minnesota Historical Society. (6) One individual, to represent the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area. (7) Four elected officials, to represent the cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.