16 U.S. Code § 545 - Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area; purposes

§ 545.
Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area; purposes
The purposes of sections 545 and 545a of this title with respect to the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area are to—
ensure appropriate protection and preservation of the scenic quality, water quality, natural characteristics, and water resources;
protect and manage vegetation to provide wildlife and fish habitat, consistent with paragraph (1);
provide areas that may develop characteristics of old-growth forests; and
provide a variety of recreation opportunities that are not inconsistent with the preceding purposes.

1996—Pub. L. 104–127 substituted “Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area” for “George Washington National Forest Mount Pleasant Scenic Area” in introductory provisions.

Short Title

Pub. L. 103–314, § 1, Aug. 26, 1994, 108 Stat. 1703, as amended by Pub. L. 104–127, title IX, § 915, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1187, provided that:

“This Act [enacting sections 545 and 545a of this title] may be cited as the ‘Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area Act’.”


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