Clerk session vote number: 487
Description: TO AMEND THE WILD AND SCENIC RIVER ACT
Bill summary: Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Delaware River and tributaries in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for study as potential additions to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to undertake a river conservation plan for a specified segment of the Delaware River in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
States that the designation of such segments made by this Act and any subsequent management or development plans associated with, or
added to, the Gilbert Generating Station, the Point Pleasant Pumping Station, the Portland Generating Station, the Martins Creek Steam Electric Station, or the Merrill Creek Reservoir Project shall not be used in any proceeding to restrict or interfere with their: (1) completion; (2) continued or changed operation; (3) maintenance; (4) repair; (5) construction; (6) reconstruction; (7) replacement; (8) modification; (9) licensing; (10) permitting; (11) relicensing; or (12) repermitting.
Provides that such designation and any subsequent management or development plans shall not be used in any proceeding to restrict or interfere with the present or future access to or operation, maintenance, or construction of electric or gas transmission or distribution lines across such segments, with specified exceptions.
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Bill titles: To amend the Wild and Scenic River Act.
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov