Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 6.djvu/496

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106 STAT. 5054 PUBLIC LAW 102-587—NOV. 4, 1992 Maine. Establishment. Establishment. (b) DESIGNATION.—In light of the findings under subsection (a), the Provasoli-Guillard Center for the Culture of Marine Phytoplankton located in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, is designate as a National Center and Facility. SEC. 2209. FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY. (a) IMPLEMENTATION.— Section 8 of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1433 note) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(d) IMPLEMENTATION. —(1) The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Covemor of the State of Florida shall implement the program required by this section, in cooperation with the Secretary of Commerce. "(2)(A) The Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall with the Governor of the State of Florida establish a Steering Committee to set guidance and policy for the development and implementation of such program. Membership shall include representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Army Corps of Engineers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Florida Department of Community Affairs, the Florida Department of Environmental Reg^ation, the South Florida Water Management District, and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority; three individuals in local government in the Florida Keys; and three citizens knowledgeable about such program. "(B) The Steering Committee shall, on a biennial basis, issue a report to Congress that— "(i) summarizes the progress of the program; "(ii) summarizes any modifications to the program and its recommended actions and plans; and "(iii) incorporates specific recommendations concerning the implementation of the program. "(C) The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall cooperate with the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation to establish a Technical Advisory Committee to advise the Steering Committee and to assist in the design and prioritization of programs for scientific research and monitoring. The Technical Advisory Committee shall be composed of scientists from Federal agencies, State agencies, academic institutions, private non-profit organizations, and knowledgeable citizens. "(3)(A) The Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall appoint a Florida Keys Liaison Officer. The Liaison (jfificer, who shall be located within the State of Florida, shall have the authority and staff to— "(i) assist and support the implementotion of the program required by this section, including administrative and teclmical support for the Steering Committee and Technical Advisory Committee; "(ii) assist and support local, State, and Federal agencies in developing and implementing specific action plans designed to carry out such program; "(iii) coordinate the actions of the Environmental Protection Agency with other Federal agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Park Service, and State and local authorities, in developing