Interior Department Appropriation Bill for 1947: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on the Interior Department Appropriation Bill for 1947

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Page 524 - Reservation lands" includes national parks and monuments, or any other reservations of the United States for the use of or administration by the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Reclamation, or any agency outside the Department of the Interior. (i) "Right-of-way" includes license, permit, or easement, as the case may be, and, where applicable, includes "site".
Page 877 - Interior the right to permit upon such terms as he may determine to be just, for joint or several use, such easements or rights of way, including: easements in tunnels upon, through, or in the lands leased, occupied, or used as may be necessary or appropriate to the working of the same, or of other lands containing the deposits described in this Act, and the treatment and shipment of the products thereof by or under authority of the Government, its lessees, or permittees, and for other public purposes...
Page 370 - ... and all such apportionments shall be adhered to and shall not be waived or modified except upon the happening of some extraordinary emergency or unusual...
Page 197 - ... of dust, of cactus and prairie dogs? To what use could we ever hope to put these great deserts, or those endless mountain ranges, impenetrable and covered to their very base with eternal snow? What can we ever hope to do with the western coast, a coast of 3,000 miles, rockbound, cheerless, uninviting, and not a harbor on it? What use have we for such a country? Mr President, I will never vote one cent from the public treasury to place the Pacific coast one inch nearer to Boston than it now is.
Page 370 - No Executive Department or other Government establishment of the United States shall expend, in any one fiscal year any sum in excess of appropriations made by Congress for that fiscal year or involve the Government in any contract or other obligation for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations unless such contract or obligation is authorized by law.
Page 558 - That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation. Repeal Act, 1934.
Page 305 - Rate schedules shall be drawn having regard to the recovery (upon the basis of the application of such rate schedules to the capacity of the electric facilities of the projects) of the cost of producing and transmitting such electric energy, including the amortization of the capital investment allocated to power over a reasonable period of years.
Page 353 - The personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds of the Environmental Science Services Administration...
Page 197 - What do we want with this vast, worthless area? This region of savages and wild beasts, of deserts, of shifting sands and whirlwinds of dust, of cactus and prairie dogs? To what use could we ever hope to put these great deserts, or those endless mountain ranges, impenetrable and covered to their very base with eternal snow?
Page 190 - Act or by the Forest Service or the Soil Conservation Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or by the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior.

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