Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/352

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110 STAT. 1321-205 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 tion by the Forest Service pursuant to this paragraph shall not be subject to judicial review. (c) The President is authorized to suspend the provisions of subsections (a) or (b), or both, if he determines that such suspension is appropriate based upon the public interest in sound environmental management, or protection of any cultural, biological, or historic resources. Any suspension by the President shall take effect on the date of execution, and continue in effect for such period, not to extend beyond the period in which this section would otherwise be in effect, as the President may determine, and shall be reported to the Congress prior to public release by the President. If the President suspends the provisions of subsections (a) or (b) or both, then such provisions shall have no legal force or effect during such suspension. SEC. 326. (a) LAND EXCHANGE.— The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary") is authorized to convey to the Boise Cascade Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation"), a corporation formed under the statutes of the State of Delaware, with its principal place of business at Boise, Idaho, title to approximately seven acres of land, more or less, located in sections 14 and 23, township 36 north, range 37 east, Willamette Meridian, Stevens County, Washington, further identified in the records of the Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, as Tract No. GC-19860, and to accept from the Corporation in exchange therefor, title to approximately one hundred and thirty- six acres of land located in section 19, township 37 north, range 38 east and section 33, township 38 north, range 37 east, Willamette Meridian, Stevens County, Washington, and further identified in the records of the Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, as Tract No. GC -19858 and Tract No. GC-19859, respectively. (b) APPRAISAL.—The properties so exchanged either shall be approximately equal in fair market value or if they are not approximately equal, shall be equalized by the payment of cash to the Corporation or to the Secretary as required or in the event the value of the Corporation's lands is greater, the acreage may be reduced so that the fair market value is approximately equal: Provided, That the Secretary shall order appraisals made of the fair market value of each tract of land included in the exchange without consideration for improvements thereon: Provided further, That any cash payment received by the Secretary shall be covered in the Reclamation Fund and credited to the Columbia Basin project. (c) ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS. —Costs of conducting the necessary land surveys, preparing the legal descriptions of the lands to be conveyed, performing the appraisals, and administrative costs incurred in completing the exchange shall be borne by the Corporation. (d) LIABILITY FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES.— (1) The Secretary shall not acquire any lands under this Act if the Secretary determines that such lands, or any portion thereof, have become contaminated with hazardous substances (as defined in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9601)). (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the United States shall have no responsibility or liability with respect to any hazardous wastes or other substances placed on any of the lands