IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 24, 2017
Ms. Murkowski (for herself and Mr. Sullivan) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve.
Denali National Park and Preserve natural gas pipeline
Section 3(b)(1) of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 516) is amended by striking
within, along, or near the approximately 7-mile segment of the George Parks Highway that runs through the Park.
Terms and conditions
Section 3(c)(1) of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 516) is amended—
in subparagraph (A), by inserting
and after the semicolon;
by striking subparagraph (B); and
by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B).
Section 3 of the Denali National Park Improvement Act (Public Law 113–33; 127 Stat. 515) is amended by adding at the end the following:
A high pressure gas transmission pipeline (including appurtenances) in a nonwilderness area within the boundary of the Park, shall not be subject to title XI of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 3161 et seq.).