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98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 TITLE III-MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS, Sec. 301. GRAZING IN WILDERNESS AREAS, (a-c) Forest Service Utah
  • Commercial Use
  • Grazing
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Monitoring/Data Collection/Evaluation
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Box-Death Hollow Wilderness, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: (a) Grazing of livestock in wilderness areas established by this Act, where established prior to the date of the enactment of this Act, shall be administered in accordance with section 4(d)(4) of the Wilderness Act and section 108 of Public Law 96-560. (b) The Secretary is directed to review all policies, practices, and regulations of the Department of Agriculture regarding livestock grazing in national forest system wilderness areas in Utah in order to insure that such policies, practices, and regulations fully conform with and implement the intent of Congress regarding grazing in such areas, as such intent is expressed in this Act. (c) Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, and at least every five years thereafter, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate a report detailing the progress made by the Forest Service in carrying out the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 302. STATE WATER ALLOCATION AUTHORITY, (a) Forest Service Utah
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
  • Water
  • Water Rights/Laws
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Box-Death Hollow Wilderness, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: (a) As provided in section 4(d)(7) of the Wilderness Act of 1964, nothing in this Act shall constitute an express or implied claim or denial on the part of the Federal Government as to the exemption from Utah water laws.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 302(b) Forest Service Utah
  • General Admininstration
  • "Minimum necessary" Requirements
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
  • Water
  • Water Resources
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
  • Access
  • Motorized Access
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: (b) Within the Mount Naomi, Wellsville Mountain, Mount Olympus, Twin Peaks, High Uintas, Mount Nebo, Pine Valley Mountain, Deseret Peak, Mount Timpanogos, and Ashdown Gorge Wilderness areas as designated by this Act, the Forest Service is directed to utilize whatever sanitary facilities are necessary, including but not limited to vault toilets which may require service by helicopter, to insure the continued health and safety of the communities serviced by the watersheds in such wilderness areas in the State of Utah; furthermore, nothing in this Act shall be construed to limit motorized access and road maintenance by local municipalities for those minimum maintenance activities necessary to guarantee the continued viability off whatsoever watershed facilities currently exist or which may be necessary in the future to prevent the degradation of the water supply in such wilderness areas within the State of Utah subject to such reasonable regulations as are deemed necessary by the Secretary of Agriculture.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 302(c) Forest Service Utah
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Box-Death Hollow Wilderness, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: (c) As provided in section 4(d)(8) of the Wilderness Act of 1964, nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction or responsibilities off the State of Utah with respect to wildlife and fish in the national forest in Utah.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 303. PROHIBITION ON BUFFER ZONES Forest Service Utah
  • General Admininstration
  • Buffer Zones
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Box-Death Hollow Wilderness, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: Congress does not intend that designation of wilderness areas in the State of Utah lead to the creation of protective perimeters or buffer zones around any wilderness area. The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within the wilderness shall not, of itself, preclude such activities or uses up to the boundary of the wilderness area.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 304. MINERAL RESOURCES Forest Service Utah
  • Commercial Use
  • Mining
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Monitoring/Data Collection/Evaluation
Wilderness(es): Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, Box-Death Hollow Wilderness, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Text: In furtherance of section 4(d)(2) of the Wilderness Act and the policies of the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act (94 Stat. 2305), the Secretary of the Interior shall continue to make assessments of the mineral potential of national forest wilderness areas in the State of Utah, on a recurring basis, consistent with the concept of wilderness preservation, in order to expand the data base with respect to the mineral potential of such lands.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 305 Forest Service Utah
  • Water
  • Water Facilities
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Monitoring/Data Collection/Evaluation
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
  • Access
  • Motorized Access
Wilderness(es): Deseret Peak Wilderness, High Uintas Wilderness, Mount Naomi Wilderness, Mount Nebo Wilderness, Mount Olympus Wilderness, Mount Timpanogos Wilderness, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness, Twin Peaks Wilderness
Text: Within the Mount Naomi, Wellsville Mountain, Mount Olympus, Mount Nebo, Twin Peaks, High Uintas, Pine Valley Mountain, Mount Timpanogos, and Deseret Peak Wilderness areas as designated by this Act the provisions off the Wilderness Act shall not be construed to prevent the installation and maintenance of hydrologic, meteorologic, climatological, or telecommunications facilities, or any combination of the foregoing, or limited motorized access to such facilities when nonmotorized access means area not reasonably available or when time is of the essence, subject to such conditions as the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior deem desirable, where such facilities or access are essential to flood warning, flood control, and water reservoir operation purposes.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 SeC. 306(a)(1-2) Forest Service Utah
  • Commercial Use
  • Mining
  • Permits/Licenses/Leases
Wilderness(es): Box-Death Hollow Wilderness
Text: a) Certain lands adjacent to the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness as designated in section 102 of this Act, and generally depicted as the “Antone Bench Area” and Areas 2,3,4, and 5 on a map entitled “Box-Death Hollow Wilderness—Proposed”, dated June 1984, shall, subject to valid existing rights and until Congress determines otherwise, be managed in accordance with the following provisions: (1) all lands within the Areas are hereby withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under the mining laws and from disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing and all amendments thereto, except that the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to issue competitive leases for carbon dioxide within the Areas for a period of five years from the date of enactment of this Act; (2) a lease issued for carbon dioxide in the Area shall be for a period of ten years and for so long thereafter as carbon dioxide is produced annually in commercial quantities from that lease: Provided, That an area covered by a lease shall be withdrawn from further carbon dioxide leasing or lease extension in the event production in commercial quantities from the lease is not occurring within ten years of the date of issuance of the lease; and
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 306(a)(3) Forest Service Utah
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Aircraft/Helicopters
Wilderness(es): Box-Death Hollow Wilderness
Text: (3) exploration in the Antone Bench area shall be permitted only by helicopter or other methods which do not involve road construction or other significant surface disturbance.
98-428 Utah Wilderness Act of 1984 Sec. 306(b)(1-7) Forest Service Utah
  • General Admininstration
  • "Minimum necessary" Requirements
  • Commercial Use
  • Mining
  • Permits/Licenses/Leases
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Resource Development
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Box-Death Hollow Wilderness
Text: (b) In the event development of a lease within the Antone Bench area is proposed, the following provisions shall apply: (1) road construction shall be limited to the minimum standards necessary for proper development of the carbon dioxide resource consistent with safety requirements; (2) roads, pipelines, electric lines, buildings, compressor stations and other facilities shall, to the maximum extent practicable consistent with economic extraction of the carbon dioxide resource, be camouflaged, constructed and located in a manner that will minimize visual, noise or other intrusions in the area and in the surrounding wilderness area; (3) fill material, gravel and other material used for road and facility construction shall be obtained from outside the wilderness area; (4) road or facility construction shall be limited, to the maximum extent practicable, to seasons or periods where there will be minimum impacts on recreation or wildlife uses; (5) roads shall be used only in conjunction with carbon dioxide development operations and shall be closed to all other vehicular use, but shall be open for foot or horse travel; (6) all roads or other facilities within the area shall, when no longer needed for carbon dioxide production, be removed and reclaimed to a condition of being substantially unnoticeable; (7) all waste, debris or other by-products associated with road construction, carbon dioxide production, or other development activities shall be disposed of outside the Antone Bench area and the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness; and
 



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