Description: TO PASS H.R. 13372, DESIGNATING THE NEW RIVER IN NORTH CAROLINA PART OF THE SCENIC SYSTEM, THEREBY THWARTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HYDROELECTRIC POWER PROJECT.
Bill summary: (Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 94-1264)
Instructs the Secretary of the Interior to designate a specified segment of the New River, North Carolina, from its confluence with Dog Creek downstream 26.5 miles to the Virginia State line, as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System upon application of the Governor of North Carolina.
Prohibits the Federal Power Commission from issuing any license for any undertaking which would
adversely affect such segment.
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Bill titles: An Act to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (82 Stat. 906; 16 U.S.C. 1271), and for other purposes.; A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (82 Stat. 906; 16 U.S.C. 1271).
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 122-123, p. H8606;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov