Stream Bank Erosion on the Missouri River and Other Water Resources Problems in North Dakota: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, February 11, 1987--Bismarck, ND.

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Page 8 - The use for navigation, in connection with the operation and maintenance of such works herein authorized for construction, of waters arising in States lying wholly or partly west of the ninety-eighth 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 ninety-eighth meridian, of such waters for domestic, municipal, stock water, irrigation, mining, or industrial purposes.
Page 80 - 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 58 - The greatest tyranny has the smallest beginnings. From precedents overlooked, from remonstrances despised, from grievances treated with ridicule, from powerless men oppressed with impunity, and overbearing men tolerated with complacence, springs the tyrannical usage which generations of wise and good men may hereafter perceive and lament and resist in vain.
Page 80 - States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project, except as otherwise provided herein; (b) hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction works; (c) maintain and operate all the works after completion in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army...
Page 121 - Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming— states in which the Missouri and its tributaries drain an area of about 525,000 square miles (1,360,000 sq km).
Page 80 - Such channel rectification works or other measures at or below the Muskingum River reservoirs as in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War may be found necessary to provide for the most efficient operation of those reservoirs, at an estimated cost of $2,200,000...
Page 159 - Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help in this drive to get us classified.
Page 76 - The serious problems in this reach of the river are being caused by the operations of the Garrison Dam. This is due primarily to two causes. First, the water is released from Garrison Dam in a silt free condition. This means that the water has a silt carrying capacity approximately 2%0 percent of the weight of the water itself.
Page 64 - SEC. 6. [None Assigned] All property declared to be held in trust for the benefit and use of the Pueblo of Zia pursuant to this Act, and all the receipts therefrom referred to in section 5 of this Act, shall be exempt from Federal, State, and local taxation so long as such property is held in trust by the United States. Any distribution of such receipts to tribal members shall neither be considered...
Page 187 - In the case of the Maple River project, the corps did not consider the economic Impact of agricultural losses. This Is indeed unfortunate. The Federal Government must consider the major reductions in flood levels or flood damages on agricultural lands. In 1975. the President twice announced disaster declarations for eastern North Dakota. The cprinc Pood WM dftCliirrrj on May 2r; the summer flood on July 11.