Thence, North 0 degrees 10 minutes West with the East line of the West half 999.4 varas to a stone 18 × 14 × 3 inches in the middle of the South line of Section 79;

Thence, South 89 degrees 47 minutes East 965 varas to the place of beginning.

(2) SECOND TRACT- One Hundred Sixty (160) acres of land known as the South part of the East part of said survey No. Seventy-eight (78) described by metes and bounds as follows:

Beginning at the Southwest corner of Section 59, a stone marked X and a pile of stones; Thence, North 89 degrees 47 minutes West with the North line of Section 77, 966.5 varas to the Southeast corner of the West half of Section 78; Thence, North 0 degrees 10 minutes West with the East line of the West half of Section 78;

Thence, South 89 degrees 47 minutes East 965.8 varas to a point in the East line of Section 78;

Thence, South 0 degrees 12 minutes East 934.6 varas to the place of beginning.

Containing an area of 331 acres, more or less.

SEC. 8. REPORT ON HELIUM

(a) Not later than three years before the date on which the Secretary commences offering for sale crude helium under section 8, the Secretary shall enter into appropriate arrangements with the National Academy of Sciences to study and report on whether such disposal of helium reserves will have a substantial adverse effect on United States scientific, technical, biomedical, or national security interests.

(b) Not later than 18 months before the date on which the Secretary commences offering for sale crude helium under section 8, the Secretary shall transmit to the Congress—

(1) the report of the National Academy under subsection (a);

(2) the findings of the Secretary, after consideration of the conclusions of the National Academy under subsection (a) and after consultation with the United States helium industry and with heads of affected Federal agencies, as to whether the disposal of the helium reserve under section 8 will have a substantial adverse effect on the United States helium industry, United States, helium market or United States, scientific, technological, biomedical, or national security interests; and



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