United States Code

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§ 1276.
Enhanced aquifer use and recharge
In general
Subject to the availability of appropriations, the Administrator shall provide funding to carry out groundwater research on enhanced aquifer use and recharge in support of sole-source aquifers, of which—
not less than 50 percent shall be used to provide 1 grant to a State, unit of local government, or Indian Tribe to carry out activities that would directly support that research; and
the remainder shall be provided to 1 appropriate research center.

As a condition of accepting funds under subsection (a), the State, unit of local government, or Indian Tribe and the appropriate research center that receive funds under that subsection shall establish a formal research relationship for the purpose of coordinating efforts under this section.

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to the Administrator to carry out this section $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2022 through 2026.

(June 30, 1948, ch. 758, title I, § 124, as added Pub. L. 117–58, div. E, title II, § 50222, Nov. 15, 2021, 135 Stat. 1181.)
cite as: 33 USC 1276