H.R. 1884 (112th): White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 12, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1884

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 12, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Carney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To designate additional segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek, in the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act of 2011.

2.

Designation of segments of White Clay Creek, as scenic and recreational rivers

Section 3(a)(163) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(163)) is amended—

(1)

in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)—

(A)

by striking 190 miles and inserting 199 miles; and

(B)

by striking the recommended designation and classification maps (dated June 2000) and inserting the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Designated Area Map’ and dated July 2008, the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Classification Map’ and dated July 2008, and the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Proposed Additional Designated Segments—July 2008’;

(2)

by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:

(B)

22.4 miles of the east branch beginning at the southern boundary line of the Borough of Avondale, including Walnut Run, Broad Run, and Egypt Run, outside the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, as a recreational river.

; and

(3)

by striking subparagraph (H) and inserting the following:

(H)

14.3 miles of the main stem, including Lamborn Run, that flow through the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, Pennsylvania and Delaware, and White Clay Creek State Park, Delaware, beginning at the confluence of the east and middle branches in London Britain Township, Pennsylvania, downstream to the northern boundary line of the City of Newark, Delaware, as a scenic river.

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3.

Administration of White Clay Creek

Sections 4 through 8 of Public Law 106–357 (16 U.S.C. 1274 note; 114 Stat. 1393), shall be applicable to the additional segments of the White Clay Creek designated by the amendments made by section 2.