S.1898 - Green River National Wildlife Refuge Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 01/25/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||01/25/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Summary: S.1898 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Green River National Wildlife Refuge Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish, revise the boundaries of, and acquire land and water for the Green River National Wildlife Refuge in Kentucky.
Introduced in Senate (01/25/2002)
Requires the Secretary, in administering the Refuge, to: (1) conserve, enhance, and restore the native aquatic and terrestrial community characteristics of the Green River; (2) conserve, enhance, and restore habitat to maintain and assist in the recovery of animals and plants that are listed as endangered or threatened species; (3) ensure that hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, and environmental education and interpretation are the priority general public uses of the Refuge; and (4) encourage the use of volunteers and facilitate partnerships among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, local communities, conservation organizations, and other non-Federal entities to promote public awareness of the refuge resources and public participation in resource conservation.