Rivers and Harbors Bill: Hearings, Seventy-ninth Congress

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Harbors - 310 pages

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Page 79 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 297 - Investigations which form the basis of any such plans, proposals, or reports shall be conducted in such a manner as to give to the affected State or States, during the course of investigations, information developed by the investigations and also opportunity for consultation regarding plans and proposals, and, to the extent deemed practicable by the Chief of Engineers, opportunity to cooperate in the investigations.
Page 298 - ... arising in States lying wholly or partly west of the 98th meridian shall be only such use as does not conflict with any beneficial consumptive use, present or future, in States lying wholly or partly west of the 98th meridian, of such waters for domestic, municipal, stock water, Irrigation, mining or industrial purposes.
Page 298 - States (as defined in paragraph (a) of this section) , and to the Secretary of War, be subject to the same provisions regarding investigations, plans, proposals, and reports as prescribed in paragraph (a) of this section for the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War.
Page 260 - To agree to furnish, free of cost to the United States, all lands, easements, rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for the new work in the improvement of the Hudson River and for subsequent maintenance when and if required.
Page 152 - ... assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will : (1 ) Furnish free of cost to the United States all lands, easements, rights-of-way, and spoil-disposal areas...
Page 272 - This, however, is subject to the conditions that local interests furnish assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the...
Page 297 - ... affected State or States, during the course of the investigations, Information developed by the Investigations and also opportunity for consultation regarding plans and proposals, and, to the extent deemed practicable by the ChIef of Engineers, opportunity to cooperate In the Investigations.
Page 147 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON RIVERS AND HARBORS, Washington, DC The committee met at 10 : 30 am, Hon.
Page 75 - F2d 1286. Mr. Justice Douglas, whom Mr. Justice Black joins, dissenting. In 1945 Congress authorized the Benbrook Dam and Reservoir Project on the Clear Fork of the Trinity River near the southwest outskirts of Fort Worth, Texas. The authorization stated in part: "The improvement of the Trinity River and tributaries, Texas, for navigation, flood control, and allied purposes is hereby approved and authorized in accordance with the reports contained in House Document Numbered 403, Seventy-seventh Congress.

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