The NPS decision meant that only Congress could authorize the bridge by exempting it from the provisions of the WSRA
authorizes two methods of adding rivers to the system: by
is the national governing body for coastal and ocean rowing in Wales, and is affiliated to Welsh Rowing, which is the National Governing Body for rowing in Wales.
Scarlett, an Eastern California district judge ruled that SUWA did not bar a challenge brought by environmentalists to the National Park Service's implementation of a land plan for the Merced River corridor prepared under the WSRA
also declares that wild and scenic rivers "and their immediate environments shall be protected for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.
ultimately resolve whether the WSRA
requires caps on the number of
More details and registration information can be found at the WSRA
Web site at www.
Congress passed the WSRA
in 1968 to protect certain segments of rivers from damming and development for generating electrified power.
228) To be designated under the WSRA
, a river must be "free-flowing" and "possess outstandingly remarkable scenic, recreational, geologic, fish and wildlife, historic, cultural, or other similar values' (ORVs).
ONRC argued that the Corps violated section 7(a) of the WSRA
by "authorizing" the construction of the Elk Creek dam--by issuing a ROD--prior to determining the impact of the construction on the values of the Wild and Scenic River, and without the consent of the secretaries.