Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/340

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105 STAT. 2224 PUBLIC LAW 102-241 —DEC. 19, 1991 (7) approximately five hundred and fifty members of the Coast Guard served in port security units in the Persian Gulf area, providing port security and waterside protection for ships unloading essential military cargo; (8) the Coast Guard Environmental Response Program headed the international Interagency Oil Pollution Response Advisory Team for cleanup efforts relating to the massive oil spill off the coasts of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia; (9) the Coast Guard Research and Development Center developed a deployable positioning system for the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Area Search Detachment, saving the detachment time and thousands of dollars, while also increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the minesweeping and ordnance disposal operations in the Persian Gulf area; and (10) Coast Guard units remain in the Persian Gulf area and continue to provide essential support including both port security and law enforcement. (b) The Congress commends the Coast Guard for the important role it played in the Persian Gulf Conflict and urges the people of the United States to recognize that role. SEC. 36. BRIDGE ACROSS WAPPINGER CREEK, NEW YORK. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the railroad bridge across Wappinger Creek, mile 0.0. at New Hamburg, New York, is hereby determined to provide for the reasonable needs of navigation under the Act of March 3, 1899 (33 U.S.C. 401), section 1 of the Act of March 23, 1906 (33 U.S.C. 491), and section 502(b) of the General Bridge Act of 1946 (33 U.S.C. 525(b)), at the closed position and need not be maintained as a movable structure. SEC. 37. VESSEL SAFETY NEAR STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA. The Secretary of Transportation, through the Secretary of State, is directed to enter into discussions with their appropriate Canadian counterparts to examine alternatives to improve commercial vessel traffic safety off the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. SEC. 38. TRANSFER OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AT FOLLY BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA. (a) Notwithstanding another law, the Secretary of Transportation shall transfer without consideration to the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission all rights, title, and interest of the United States in Coast Guard property located at Folly Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, described in subsection (b) subject to existing easements and restrictions of record. The transferee shall pay for all conveyance costs. (b) The property to be transferred under subsection (a) is described as commencing at a point in the center of the United States Army Observation Steel Tower (32 degrees 41 minutes 13.590 seconds north latitude, 79 degrees 53 minutes 16.783 seconds west longitude), and running from there due south 261.75 feet to a point at 32 degrees 41 minutes 11 seconds north latitude, 79 degrees 53 minutes 16.783 seconds west longitude, for a point of beginning; running from there, due east along north latitude 32 degrees 41 minutes 11 seconds 854 feet, more or less, to a point in the low water line; from there, running southerly and southwesterly along the meanderings of such low water line 4650 feet, more or less, to the intersection of such low water line with west longitude 79 degrees 53 minutes 30