Merrimack River Valley and Connecticut River Valley Interstate Flood Control Compacts: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on H.J. Res. 482, H.J. Res. 435, H.J. Res. 436, and H.J. Res. 430. August 16,17, and 18, 1937

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Page 10 - Each commissioner may be removed or suspended from office as provided by the law of the state from which he shall be appointed.
Page 48 - Local Interests are required to provide without cost to the United States all rights-of-way for levee foundations and levees on the main stem of the Mississippi River between Cape Girardeau, Mo., and the Head of Passes, except for maintenance setbacks.
Page 78 - United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 30 - 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 other channels of commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare...
Page 26 - 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...
Page 22 - This compact shall become binding and obligatory when it shall have been approved by the Legislatures of each of the signatory States and by the Congress of the United States.
Page 17 - The port authority shall have such additional powers and duties as may hereafter be delegated to or imposed upon it from time to time by the action of the legislature of either State concurred in by the legislature of the other.
Page 23 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby given to...
Page 31 - Federal investigations of watersheds and measures for runoff and waterflow retardation and soil erosion prevention on watersheds shall be under the jurisdiction of and shall be prosecuted by the Department of Agriculture under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, except as otherwise provided by Act of Congress...
Page 11 - States. The commission shall make, or cause to be made, such studies as it may deem necessary, in cooperation with the corps of engineers and other federal agencies, for the development of a comprehensive plan for flood control and for utilization of the water resources of the Connecticut River Valley.

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