Comprehensive Flood-control Plans on H. R. 9640

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - Floods - 1024 pages

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Page 554 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following work of improvement is hereby adopted and authorized, to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 842 - California, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plans contained in House Document Numbered 630, Seventy-sixth Congress, third session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 43 - The CHAIRMAN.. Are there any questions by any members of the committee ? Mr.
Page 332 - June 28, 1938, approved the general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the upper Mississippi River Basin described in the Flood Control Committee Document No. 1, Seventy-fifth Congress, first session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 758 - That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission.
Page 514 - Chairman and gentlemen, the Board of Supervisors of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District has directed me to appear before this committee to report the flood control needs of our area for fiscal year 1967. At the outset of this statement, I should like to emphasize that we are...
Page 83 - Lycoming county, about twenty-five miles from the former, which is at the junction of the North and West Branches of the Susquehanna...
Page 657 - As thus defined the district is limited on the west by the Mississippi river and on the east by the towns, Belleville and Edwardsville.
Page 72 - The committee resumed its session at 2 o'clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will come to order.
Page 794 - That, hereafter, Federal investigations and improvements of rivers and other waterways for flood control and allied purposes shall be under the jurisdiction of and shall be prosecuted by the War Department under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...

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