S.2001 - Rogue Wilderness Area Expansion Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 12/15/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/22/2012 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-642.|
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Summary: S.2001 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/15/2011)
Rogue Wilderness Area Expansion Act of 2011- Adds specified federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the Wild Rogue Wilderness as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).
Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to add specified segments of creeks to the designation of the Rogue River in Oregon as a component of the national wild and scenic rivers system.
Prohibits: (1) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from licensing the construction of any dam, conduit, reservoir, powerhouse, transmission line, or other project works affecting specified stream segments; and (2) any federal department or agency from assisting in the construction of any water resources project affecting any such segment, except for maintaining or repairing existing projects.