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" It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United States, upsetting orderly processes and causing loss of life and property, including the erosion of lands, and impairing and obstructing navigation, highways, railroads, and... "
Merrimack River Valley and Connecticut River Valley Interstate Flood Control ... - Page 30
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Flood Control - 1937 - 168 pages
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Laws Applicable to the United States Department of Agriculture, 1935 ...

United States - Agricultural laws and legislation - 1936 - 750 pages
...control acts seriatim, or 33 USC, chapter 15. 1765-1. Declaration of policy. — It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare; that it is the sense of Congress that flood control on navigable waters or their...
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Military Laws of the United States (Army).

United States - Military law - 1937
...796'. This section has been amended as above. 1885a. Flood control, policy. — It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare; that it is the sense of Congress that flood control on navigable waters or their...
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Hearings

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations - 1938
...first paragraph of that act. SECTION 1. It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the riven, of the United States, upsetting orderly processes...and property, including the erosion of lands, and obstructing navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the States, constitute...
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Comprehensive Flood-control Plans: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Flood Control - Flood control - 1938 - 1147 pages
...Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Vermont recognize that destructive floods upon the Connecticut River, upsetting orderly processes and causing loss of life...the erosion of lands, and impairing and obstructing higfawa'ys, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the aforesaid states, constitute a menace,...
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Water-pollution Control: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - Pollution prevention - 1939 - 177 pages
...Act, approved June 22, 1936, which contains in part the following provisions : It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...the erosion of lands and impairing and obstructing the navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the States, constitute...
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War Department Civil Functions Appropriation Bill, 1940: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations - United States - 1939 - 228 pages
...much time, I would like to quote the first paragraph of that act. SECTION 1. It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...and property, including the erosion of lands, and obstructing navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the States, constitute...
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Military Establishment Appropriation Bill for 1940: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations - 1939 - 163 pages
...much time, I would like to quote the first paragraph of that act. SECTION 1. It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...and property, including the erosion of lands, and obstructing navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the States, constitute...
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Water-pollution Control: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - Pollution prevention - 1939 - 177 pages
...causing loss of life and property including the erosion of lands and impairing and obstructing the navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels...States, constitute a menace to the national welfare. And then it goes on and lodges the enforcement of this act with the Army engineers. The foregoing acts...
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Development of Resources and Stabilization of Employment in the ..., Part 3

United States. National Resources Planning Board - Natural resources - 1941
...project." (Act of Mar. 1, 1917 (part of sec. 3) 39 Stat. 950; 33 U. 8. C. 701.) "It Is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare; that It is the sense of Congress that flood control on navigable waters or their...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 313

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1941
...estimated costs, and if the lives and social security of people are otherwise adversely affected" and that "destructive floods upon the rivers of the United...commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare." That Act authorized the construction of various flood-control projects. By 7...
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