Nevada and Eastern California
PO Box 8096
Reno, NV 89507
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Petroglyphs show people have long lived in the desert near springs and along the White River and Meadow Valley Wash. (D. Ghiglieri)
One addition which the Sierrs Club sought was added to the
bill. The bill directs a study of groundwater in
White Pine and Lincoln Counties and adjacent areas in Utah. Six
million dollars was allocated for USGS and DRI to finish the studies
within 3 years. (The
text of the legislation.)
Title III: Utility Corridors - (Sec. 301) Directs the Secretary to: (1) establish on public land a 2,640-foot wide corridor for utilities in Lincoln and Clark Counties, Nevada; and (2) grant certain nonexclusive rights-of-way to the Southern Nevada Water Authority and the Lincoln County Water District for the construction and operation of a water conveyance system; (3) conduct a study of water resources in White Pine and Lincoln Counties, Nevada, and in adjacent areas in Utah. Authorizes funding for such water resources study.
Withdraws such utility corridors from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws.