United States Code
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Project depths for national defense purposes; waterways for general commerce
The Chief of Engineers, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army, is hereby authorized to maintain authorized river and harbor projects in excess of authorized project depths where such excess depths have been provided by the United States for defense purposes and whenever the Chief of Engineers determines that such waterways also serve essential needs of general commerce.
(Pub. L. 90–483, title I, § 117,
Aug. 13, 1968, 82 Stat. 737.)
cite as: 33 USC 562a