Flood Control, Rivers and Harbors - Miscellaneous Projects ... Hearings ... on S. 414, 524, 1069 ... April 18-21, 1955

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Page 152 - Department under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 147 - 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, except as otherwise provided...
Page 152 - 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 party 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 147 - 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...
Page 147 - Army 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, 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 152 - affected State or States” shall include those In which the works or any part thereof are proposed to be located ; those which In whole or part are both within the drainage basin involved and situated in a State lying wholly or in part west of the ninety-eighth meridian ; and such of those which are east of the ninety-eighth meridian as, in the Judgment of the Chief of Engineers, will be substantially affected.
Page 150 - That when benefits of any project or useful part thereof accrue to lands and property outside of the State in which said project or part thereof is located...
Page 149 - ... affected State or States, during the course of the investigations, Information developed by the Investigations and also opportunity for consultation regarding plans and proposals, and, to the extent deemed practicable by the ChIef of Engineers, opportunity to cooperate In the Investigations.
Page 147 - ... navigable streams and tributaries thereof when in the opinion of the Chief of Engineers such work is advisable in the interest of flood control: Provided, That not more than $25,000 shall be allotted for this purpose for any single tributary from the appropriations for any one fiscal year.

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