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PUBLIC LAW 104-303—OCT. 12, 1996 110 STAT. 3745 ciated with the construction of a lock structure in the Houma Navigation Canal as an independent feature of the overall flood damage prevention study being conducted under the Morganza, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico feasibility study. (2) CONSIDERATIONS.— In conducting the study under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall— (A) consult with the South Terrebonne Tidewater Management and Conservation District and consider the District's Preliminary Design Document dated February 1994; and (B) evaluate the findings of the Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Task Force, established under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 3951 et seq.), relating to the lock structure. (b) REPORT.— Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study conducted under subsection (a), together with recommendations for immediate implementation of the study. SEC. 426. mJRON RIVER, MICHIGAN. The Secretary shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of and need for channel improvements and associated modifications for the purpose of providing a harbor of refuge at Huron River, Michigan. SEC. 427. CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA. The Secretary shall conduct a reconnaissance study to determine the Federal interest in cheinnel improvements in channel A of the North Las Vegas Wash in the city of North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, for the purpose of flood control. SEC. 428. LOWER LAS VEGAS WASH WETLANDS, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA. The Secretary shall conduct a study to determine the advisability of wetland restoration and the feasibility of erosion control in the Lower Las Vegas Wash, Nevada. SEC. 429. NORTHERN NEVADA. The Secretary shall conduct reconnaissance studies, in the State of Nevada, of— (1) the Humboldt River and its tributaries and outlets; (2) the Truckee River and its tributaries and outlets; (3) the Carson River and its tributaries and outlets; and (4) the Walker River and its tributaries and outlets, in order to determine the Federal interest in flood control, environmental restoration, conservation of fish and wildlife, recreation, water conservation, water quality, and toxic and radioactive waste. SEC. 430. SACO RIVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE. The Secretary shall conduct a study of flooding problems along the Saco River in Hart's Location, New Hampshire, for the purpose of evaluating retaining walls, berms, sind other structures with a view to potential solutions involving repair or replacement of existing structures. In conducting the study, the Secretary shall also consider other alternatives for flood damage reduction.