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105 STAT. 1664 PUBLIC LAW 102-215—DEC. 11, 1991 Public Law 102-215 102d Congress An Act Dec 11 1991 '^° amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by designating the White Clay Creek in ' Delaware and Pennsylvania for study for potential addition to the National Wild [H.R. 3012] 3jj(j Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the White Clay United States of America in Congress assembled, Creek Study Act. '

Conservation. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 16 USC 1271 ^j^.g ^^^ ^^y ^ ^^^^ ^ ^j^g "White Clay Creek Study Act". SEC. 2. FINDINGS. Congress finds that— (1) the White Clay Creek watershed is one of only a few relatively undisturbed areas remaining within one of the most densely populated areas in the country; (2) the Creek and several of its tributaries were placed on the Nationwide Rivers Inventory List by the National Park Service for initially meeting the criteria of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1271 et seq.); (3) the concerns and interests of those people who live, work, and recreate within the watershed will be reflected in the development of a study and management plan by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to this Act; and (4) the conservation of the watershed, and its outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values, is important to the residents within the watershed and to the residents within the surrounding suburban and urban areas of Delaware and Pennsylvania. SEC. 3. STUDY RIVER DESIGNATION. Section 5(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1276(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(112) WHITE CLAY CREEK, DELAWARE AND PENNSYLVANIA. —The headwaters of the river in Pennsylvania to its confluence with the Christina River in Delaware, including the East, West, and Middle Branches, Middle Run, Pike Creek, Mill Creek, and other main branches and tributaries as determined by the Secretary of the Interior (herein after referred to as the White Clay Creek).". SEC. 4. STUDY AND REPORT. Section 5(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1276(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(11)(A) The study of the White Clay Creek in Delaware and Pennsylvania shall be completed and the report submitted not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this paragraph. "(B) In carrying out the study, the Secretary of the Interior shall prepare a map of the White Clay Creek watershed in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and shall develop a recommended management plan for the White Clay Creek. The plan shall provide recommendations