[USC02] 16 USC 544a: Purposes
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16 USC 544a: Purposes Text contains those laws in effect on October 21, 2020
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 2-NATIONAL FORESTSSUBCHAPTER II-SCENIC AREAS
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§544a. Purposes

The purposes of sections 544 to 544p of this title are-

(1) to establish a national scenic area to protect and provide for the enhancement of the scenic, cultural, recreational, and natural resources of the Columbia River Gorge; and

(2) to protect and support the economy of the Columbia River Gorge area by encouraging growth to occur in existing urban areas and by allowing future economic development in a manner that is consistent with paragraph (1).

( Pub. L. 99–663, §3, Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4276 .)