Public Works for Water and Power Development and Atomic Energy Commisstion Appropriation Bill: 1974, Hearings ... 93-1, Part 3

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Page 948 - For the purpose of assuring an abundant supply of electric energy throughout the United States with the greatest possible economy and with regard to the proper utilization and conservation of natural resources...
Page 885 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 907 - These pledges have come through the Edison Electric Institute, the American Public Power Association, and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Page 96 - Creation and basic authority. The Water Resources Council was established by the Water Resources Planning Act...
Page 109 - President, principles, standards, and procedures for Federal participation in the preparation of comprehensive regional or river basin plans and for the formulation and evaluation of Federal water and related land resources projects, including primary direct navigation benefits as defined by section 7a, PL 89-670.
Page 81 - States have completed comprehensive plans while others are at the inventory and development of objectives stage. In general, there has been a great deal of progress in the development of State plans in the past few years. Perhaps the most significant feature of the grant program is the fact that the growth in State capacity has been achieved with a relatively small amount of Federal financial assistance. Since 1965, annual State expenditures for water and land planning have increased by $20 million...
Page 67 - ... involve Federal, state, and local interests in plan development. They also identify and recommend action plans and programs to be pursued by individual Federal, state, and local entities. Completed river basin plans were started several years ago under different ground rules.
Page 48 - Water Resources Planning Act". STATEMENT OF POLICY SEC. 2. In order to meet the rapidly expanding demands for water throughout the Nation, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to encourage the conservation, development, and utilization of water and related land resources of the United States on a comprehensive and coordinated basis by the Federal Government, States, localities, and private enterprise with the cooperation of all affected Federal agencies, States, local governments,...
Page 135 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, it is a privilege for me to appear before this committee in behalf of the Department of the Interior's budget request for the Bureau of Reciamation.
Page 109 - States and the national interest therein ; and (b) maintain a continuing study of the relation of regional or river basin plans and programs to the requirements of larger regions of the Nation, and of the adequacy of administrative and statutory means for the coordination of the water and related land resources policies and programs of the several Federal agencies...

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