30 U.S. Code § 1026 - Significant thermal features
The Secretary of Agriculture shall consider the effects on significant thermal features within units of the National Park System in determining whether to consent to leasing under this chapter on national forest lands or other lands administered by the Department of Agriculture available for leasing under this chapter, including public, withdrawn, and acquired lands.
Nothing in this chapter shall affect the ban on leasing under this chapter with respect to the Island Park Geothermal Area, as designated by the map in the “Final Environmental Impact Statement of the Island Park Geothermal Area” (January 15, 1980, p. XI), and provided for in Public Law 98–473.
2005—Pub. L. 109–58, § 236(26), inserted section catchline.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 109–58, § 236(1), substituted “geothermal resources” for “geothermal steam and associated geothermal resources”.
2000—Subsec. (a)(1)(N). Pub. L. 106–510, § 3(a)(2), substituted “Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park” for “Hawaii Volcanoes National Park”.
Subsec. (a)(1)(O). Pub. L. 106–510, § 3(b)(2), substituted “Haleakala̅ National Park” for “Haleakala National Park”.
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