United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 5 - 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 2 - March 2, l945, is subject to the conditions that local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States. all lands. easements. and rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for the initial work and for subsequent maintenance when and as required, and hold and save the United States free from claims for damages resulting from the improvement.
Page 2 - War that they will provide and maintain suitable terminal facilities open to all on equal terms. 3. After due consideration of these reports. I concur in the views and recommendations of the Board.
Page 2 - 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...
Page 6 - 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 6 - Tenn., a distance of about 650 miles, to be obtained by the construction of low dams; provided, that under the provisions of the Federal Water Power Act a high dam with locks may be substituted .for any two or more of the low dams and built by private interests, States, or municipalities ; and provided further, that in case high dams are built before the United States shall have built the projected locks and low dams which are to be replaced, the United States shall contribute to the cost of the...
Page 16 - ... if the benefits to whomsoever they may accrue are in excess of the estimated costs, and if the lives and social security of people are otherwise adversely...
Page 4 - Pond, subject to the provisions that local interests furnish free of cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for the initial work and for subsequent maintenance as required: hold and save the United States free from claims for damages resulting from the improvement...
Page 24 - The act which adopted the project imposed the conditions that local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, all lands, easements, rights-of-way? and spoil disposal areas for the initial work and for subsequent maintenance, when and as required...
Page 4 - The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys to be made at the following-named localities...

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