Flood Control: Hearings, Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 6597, an Act Authorizing the Construction of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Flood Control, and for Other Purposes. June 24-26, 1946

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Flood control - 249 pages
Considers (79) H.R. 6597.

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Page 48 - 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...
Page 62 - ... the Federal Government should improve or participate in the improvement of navigable waters or their tributaries, including watersheds thereof, for floodcontrol purposes 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 affected.
Page 1 - That the following works of improvement for the benefit of navigation and the control of destructive floodwaters and, other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 51 - 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 19 - After full consideration of the reports secured from the district and division engineers, the Board recommends that the existing project for...
Page 71 - 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...

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