33 USC 426l - Protection of Lake Ontario
Sec. 426l. Protection of Lake Ontario(a)
Plan for shoreline protection and beach erosion control; report to Congress
The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is directed to develop a plan for shoreline protection and beach erosion control along Lake Ontario, and report on such plan to the Congress as soon as practicable. Such report shall include recommendations on measures of protection and proposals for equitable cost sharing, together with recommendations for regulating the level of Lake Ontario to assure maximum protection of the natural environment and to hold shoreline damage to a minimum.
Minimization of damage and erosion to Lake Ontario shoreline
Until the Congress receives and acts upon the report required under subsection (a) of this section, all Federal agencies having responsibilities affecting the level of Lake Ontario shall, consistent with existing authority, make every effort to discharge such responsibilities in a manner so as to minimize damage and erosion to the shoreline of Lake Ontario.
Authorization of appropriations
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $2,000,000.
This section may be cited as the "Lake Ontario Protection Act of 1976."
Last modified: July 21, 2011