Alterations of Bridges Over Columbia River Between Vancouver, Wash., and Bonneville, Oreg: Hearing, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, July 1, 1937

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Page 22 - Resolved by the Committee on Public Works of the United States Senate, That the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, created under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13, 1902, be and is hereby requested to review the report of the Chief of Engineers on the Ouachita River and tributaries, Arkansas and Louisiana, submitted as Senate Document No.
Page 3 - STATEMENT OF HERBERT G. WEST, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, INLAND EMPIRE WATERWAYS ASSOCIATION, WALLA WALLA, WASH. Mr.
Page 12 - Discussion and conclusions" set forth, any circumstances in justification for the assumption by the United States of the whole or any part of the cost of such alterations; and if such justification is established definite recommendation with respect thereto will be included in the paragraph "Recommendations." The purpose and intent of this resolution being to set forth all facts in respect to the bridges in question that will serve to guide the committee in determination of an equitable adjustment...
Page 6 - My name is Herbert G. West, executive vice president of the Inland Empire Waterways Association, the main offices and headquarters of which are located in Walla Walla, Wash. Ours is the only regional organization in the Northwest dedicated to the full, comprehensive development of all the water resources of the Columbia-Snake River Basin.
Page 13 - To: The Chief of Engineers, United States Army. 1. This report is in response to the following resolution, adopted...
Page 12 - ... Mrs. KLEIN. Would you please repeat that ? Mr. MEEDS. I say indeed, in looking at the entire record, it is difficult to believe that there was an effort on the part of the Department to be fair. Mr. MEEDS. If there is no objection, and certainly I will make this available to the members, I would like at this point to make a part of the record the letter of July 30, 1973, from Secretary Morton to Senator Jackson and myself regarding this matter. It is all pertinent to the matter. Without objection,...
Page 12 - The raising of the bridges is clearly, under the law, a responsibility which the Government can force the bridge owners to assume. However, the War Department does recognize that there are equities in this particular case which are different from the usual case. The owner of one of the bridges, at the time it was built, desired to put in a lift span. If that had been done, there would now be no need to raise the bridge. It was the view of the War Department, however, that for the barge navigation...
Page 20 - Washington in a generally southerly direction, then flows west between Oregon and Washington, and empties into the Pacific Ocean 610 miles north of San Francisco Bay. The section of the river under consideration in this report is the Mi-mile stretch between the head of the 30-foot ship channel at Vancouver, Wash., and The Dalles, Oreg.
Page 22 - Resolved by the Committee on Rivers and Harbors of the House of Representatives, United States, That the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, created 'under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13, 1902...

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