Commodity Credit Corporation, Department of Agriculture: Hearings Before the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, on H. J. Res. 358, to Discharge Indebtedness of the Commodity Credit Corporation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954 - Commodity Credit Corporation - 32 pages
Considers legislation to cancel indebtedness of Commodity Credit Corp. to Treasury Dept for remainder of FY54.
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Page 426 - Location. — The city of Bradford is in northern McKean County, Pa., at the junction of the East and West Branches of Tunungwant Creek, a tributary of the upper Allegheny River. The project is located along Tunungwant Creek and the lower portions of Its principal tributaries, East Branch and West Branch and will provide local protection for Bradford and vicinity.
Page 453 - It is my pleasure to present Senator Price Daniel, the junior Senator from Texas, who would like to say a few words with respect to one feature of this bill. Mr. HARRISON. We are very glad to have you with us and participate in our hearings. STATEMENT OF HON. PRICE DANIEL, A UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF TEXAS Senator DANIEL. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. I appreciate this privilege. I am a member of the companion committee in the Senate, and I am glad to have the honor of...
Page 452 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, we want to thank you for what has been done in the past and we hope in the future.
Page 718 - ... necessary. We do, however, wish to emphasize certain matters, and to call your attention to ones possibly not directly dealt upon in other reports. The mountain drainage area tributary to the proposed dam is about 27 square miles. That area, because of topographic features and relation to desert and ocean influences, is subject to intense rainfalls and cloudbursts. The average yearly rainfall varies from about 22 inches at the dam to 40 or 50 in higher regions.
Page 690 - Because of the diversion features and the close inter-relation of the areas subject to flooding from this group of streams, all project features are Integrated and full benefits cannot be realized from individual structures until the project is completed as a whole. For instance, Bear Creek affords the greatest threat to the city of Merced and environs, and that threat will not be removed until Bear Creek Reservoir is completed and in operation. Also, constructing the diversion canal from Black Rascal...
Page 722 - River report recommends a plan to revert earth-filled levees constructed by local interests to collect flows from Waterman and East Twin Creeks and to construct a concrete channel along East Twin Creek from the end of those levees to and crossing Warm Creek and thence southwesterly to a point near Warm Creek south of San Bernardino. The San Bernardino County Flood Control District Engineering Department has examined the proposed improvements and recommends them as adequate for the purpose.
Page 863 - ... construct, operate, and maintain at the Washington Lake Basin an adequate public terminal, as approved by the Chief of Engineers, with...
Page 776 - I would like to express my appreciation to the members of this committee for permitting me to appear...