Water Resources Development Act of 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Water Resources of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, April 25 and 26, 1977
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Water resources development - 444 pages
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Page 116 - In case of an existing one, to be fair and equitable taking into consideration direct and Indirect cost to the Government, value to the recipient, public policy or interest served, and other pertinent facts...
Page 116 - It is the sense of the Congress that any work, service, publication, report, document, benefit, privilege, authority, use, franchise, license, permit, certificate, registration, or similar thing of value or utility performed, furnished, provided, granted, prepared, or issued...
Page 32 - Secretary shall affirmatively find that, under the circumstances relating to such project, some other method is in the public interest. All such findings shall be reported promptly in writing to the Committees on Public Works of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Page 39 - The 1963 budget makes provision for the Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Tennessee Valley Authority to start construction on 43 new water resources projects with an estimated total Federal cost of $600 million.
Page 114 - Provided further, That the modifications are necessary to make the reconstructed work conform to similar works previously authorized by Congress and forming a part of the same improvement, and that such modifications shall be considered and approved by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors and be recommended by the Chief of Engineers before the work of reconstruction is commenced: Provided further, also.
Page 289 - 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 221 - That such structures may be built under authority of the legislature of a State across rivers and other waterways, the navigable portions of which lie wholly within the limits of a single State, provided the location and plans thereof are submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers...
Page 339 - NOAA at the pre-application stage of the project, to facilitate early consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and State agencies administering affected wildlife resources.
Page 319 - 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 387 - Publicize flood plain information in the areas concerned and provide this information to zoning and other regulatory agencies for their guidance and leadership in preventing unwise future development in the flood plain and in adopting such regulations as may be necessary to insure compatibility between future development and protection levels provided by the project.