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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-441—SEPT. 22, 1988

102 STAT. 1761

(D) understanding of the migration of fluids in the earth's crust for evaluation of waste contamination and the development of more effective techniques for the safe subsurface disposal of hazardous wastes; (E) understanding and definition of the size, source, and more effective use of aquifers and other water resources; and (F) evaluation and verification of surface geophysical techniques needed for exploring and monitoring the earth's crust. SEC. 4. IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM.





43 USC 31 note.

The Secretary of the Department of Energy, the Secretary of the Department of the Interior through the United States Geological Survey, and the Director of the National Science Foundation shall implement the policies of section 323 of the joint resolution entitled "Joint Resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1985, and for other purposes", approved October 12, 1984 (Public Law 98-473; 98 Stat. 1875) by CD taking such action as necessary to assure an effective, cooperative effort in furtherance of the Continental Scientific Drilling Program of the United States; (2) taking all reasonable administrative and financial measures to assure that the Interagency Accord on Continental Scientific Drilling continues to function effectively in support of such program; (3) assuring the continuing effective operation of the Interagency Coordinating Group to further the objectives of such program; (4) taking such action to assure that the Interagency Coordinating Group receives appropriate cooperation from any Federal agency that can contribute to the objectives of such program, without adversely affecting any program or activity of such agency; (5) acting through the Interagency Coordinating Group, Reports, preparing and submitting to the Congress, within one hundred and eighty days after the enactment of this Act a report describing— (A) long and short-term policy objectives and goals of the United States Continental Scientific Drilling Program; (B) projected schedules of desirable scientific and engineering events that would advance United States objectives in the Continental Scientific Drilling Program; (C) the levels of resources and funding for fiscal year 1989 that would be required by each participating Federal agency to carry out events pursuant to subparagraphs (A) and (B); (D) the scientific, economic, technological, and social benefits expected to be realized through the implementation of such program at each level described in subparagraph (C); (E) a recommended course for interaction with the international community in a cooperative effort to achieve the goals and purposes of this Act; (F) the extent of participation or interest shown to date in the Continental Scientific Drilling Program by—