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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-487—DEC. 2, 1980

94 STAT. 2385

(B) any existing unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System in Alaska not included within any unit referred to in subparagraph (A); (C) any unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System established in Alaska after the date of the enactment of this Act; or (D) any addition to any unit described in subparagraphs (A), (B), or (C) above. ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW REFUGES

SEC. 302. The following are established as units of the National Wildlife Refuge System: (1) ALASKA PENINSULA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.—(A) The 16 USC 668dd Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge shall consist of the ^°^^approximately three million five hundred thousand acres of public lands as generally depicted on the map entitled "Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge", dated October 1979 and shall include the lands on the Alsiska Peninsula transferred to and made part of the refuge pursuant to section 1427 of this Act. (B) The purposes for which the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge is established and shall be managed include— (i) to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats in their natural diversity including, but not limited to, brown bears, the Alaska Peninsula caribou herd, moose, sea otters and other marine mammals, shorebirds and other migratory birds, raptors, including bald eagles and peregrine felcons, and salmonoids and other fish; (ii) to fulfill the international treaty obligations of the United States with respect to fish and wildlife and their habitats; (iii) to provide, in a manner consistent with the purposes set forth in subparagraphs (i) and (ii) above, the opportunity for continued subsistence uses by local residents; and (iv) to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable and in a manner consistent with the purposes set forth in paragraph (i), water quality and necessary water quantity within the refuge. (2) BECHAROF NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.—(A) The Becharof 16 USC 668dd National Wildlife Refuge shall consist of the approximately one note. million two hundred thousand acres of public lands generally depicted on the map entitled "Becharof National Wildlife Refuge", dated July 1980. (B) The purposes for which the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge is established and shall be managed include— (i) to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats in their natural diversity including, but not limited to, brown bears, salmon, migratory birds, the Alaskan Peninsula caribou herd and marine birds and mammals; (ii) to fulfill the international treaty obligations of the United States with respect to fish and wilcUife and their habitats; (iii) to provide, in a manner consistent with the purposes set forth in subparagraphs (i) and (ii), the opportunity for continued subsistence uses by local residents; and (iv) to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable and in a manner consistent with the purposes set forth in paragraph