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Board on Geographical Names--------------------------------------.
Bonneville Power Administration:
The fourth war year:
Construction progress:
Table 4.—System additions-----------------------------
Cooperative research projects-------------------------------
Current operations-----------------------------------------
Industrial and resources development:
Cooperation with other agencies-----------------------------
Industrial contact activities----------------------------------
Industrial studies------------------------------------------

The light metals industry-----------------------------------
Utilization activities------------------------------- *--------
Power sales-----------------------------------------------
Table 1.-Contracts, with customers not served by the
Bonneville Power Administration as of June 30, 1945----
Table 2.-Energy deliveries to customers of the Bonneville
Power Administration, fiscal year ending June 30, 1945---
Public distribution------------ * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
System power resources:
Table 3-logo Coulee generation (kilowatt-
hours)----------------------------------------------
Po. o operations—scheduled exchange (kilowatt-
OUTS)------------------------------------------
The year's highlights:
Bonneville Dam project cost allocation report-------------
Bonneville regional advisory council---------------------
Columbia Basin cost allocation report-------- ------------
Labor-management agreement--------------------------
Bureau of Mines------- -------------------------------------------
Foreword-----------------------------------------------------

Safety, plant protection, and health activities:
Antisabotage------------------------------------------
Coal-mine inspection-----------------------------------
Explosives regulation----------------------------------
Health work------------------------------------------
Safety work-------------------------------------------

Summary of activities:
Administration:

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Table 1.-Bureau of Mines appropriations and expendi-
tures, fiscal years ended June 30, 1942–46-----------
Table 2.—Bureau of Mines expenditures, fiscal year 1945.
Personnel---------------------------------------------
Property---------------------------------------------
Coal and coal products:
Coal combustion--------------------------------------
Coal mining and exploration----------------------------
Coal preparation and storage----------------------------
Coking and gasification studies--------------------------
Gas- and dust-explosion research------------------------
Synthetic liquid fuels----------------------------------
Economics of mineral industries:
Aon and employment data.--------------------------
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Bureau of Mines—Continued
Summary of activities—Continued

Economics of mineral industries—Continued Page Metals----------------------------------------------- 94 Nonmetallics------------------------------------------ 95 Petroleum and natural gas------------------------------ 95 Explosives research---------------------------------------- 88 Petroleum and natural gas 86 Helium--------------------------------- 87 Public reports-------------------------------- 97 Criteria for projects------------------------------------ 77 Exploration and metallurgical research: Iron, steel, and ferro-alloys------------------------- 78 Light metals-------------------------------------- 81 Nonferrous minerals------------------------------- 80 Nonmetallic minerals------------------------------ 81 Bureau of Reclamation: Bureau wins international recognition---------------------------- 36 Construction activities limited: Concrete dams-------------------------------------------- 16 Crop values hit record level--------------------------------- 7 Earth dams----------------------------------------------- 16 Decentralized organization: Personnel changes----------------------------------------- 39

Table 5.-Consolidated statement by projects of construction cost
of irrigation works, other items reimbursable with construction,

and deductions------------------------------------------ 40 Designs prepared for postwar projects: Bureau aids other United States agencies--------------------- 17 Technical advances---------------------------------------- 17 World's biggest dams-------------------------------------- 18 Food for a fighting Nation-------------------------------------- 7 Lands leased for grazing: Table 2.-Cumulative crop values, 1906–44–------------------ 9 Missouri Basin development------------------------------------ 4 New laws advance Reclamation--------------------------------- 35 Operation and maintenance program: Amendatory repayment contracts---------------------------- 19 Field organizations established.------------------------------ 19 Plans for veteran settlement: Table 3.-Settlement and economic data—1944----------- 22

Postwar plans to develop the West:
Projects have $100-per-acre return:
Table. 1.-Reclamation areas and crop returns, calendar

year 1944------------------------------------------- 8 River Basin studies progress--------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - 14 Special studies to aid settlers-------------------------------- 15 Water conservation and utilization program------------------- 20 Regional activities expanded: egion 1------------------------------------------------- 24 Region 2------------------------------------------------- 25 Region 3------------------------------------------------- 26 Region 4------------------------------------------------- 28 Region 5------------------------------------------------- 29 Region 6------------------------------------------------- 31 Region 7------------------------------------------------- 32 United States Reclamation investment near billion: Table 4.—Accretions to Reclamation fund by States----------- 34 War Relocation centers: P. S. camps-------------------------------------------- 21 World's largest power producer: Power for peace------------------------------------------- 11 Power for war--------------------------------------------- 10 Division of Information: Photographic Section------------------------------------------ 307 Publications Section------------------------------------------- 307 Radio Section------------------------------------------------- 306

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Division of Personnel and Management------------------------------
Division of Power-------------------------------------------------
Division of Territories and Island Possessions:
Alaska:
Alaska Road Commission-----------------------------------
Development requires Federal aid---------------------------
Influx of travelers expected.---------------------------------
The Alaska Railroad---------------------------------------
The Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation-----------------
Hawaii:
Little Wagner Act-----------------------------------------
Military rule ends-----------------------------------------
Wartime dislocations acute---------------------------------
Puerto Rico:
Birth rate increases----------------------------------------
Civil Service strengthened.----------------------------------
Industrialization progresses---------------------------------
Strike delays sugar harvest---------------------------------
War's impact heavy---------------------------------------
The Equatorial Islands-----------------------------------------
The Philippine Islands:
Occupation leaves problems---------------------------------
The Virgin Islands:
Birth rate highest on record---------------------------------
Finances and services improve.------------------------------
Increased self-government recommended----------------------
Islands look to public works--------------------------------
Fish and Wildlife Service:
Alaska fisheries------------------------------------------------
Alaska fur seals—an example of a well-managed resource-----------
Artificial propagation of fish------------------------------------
Conservation of Alaska herring----------------------------------
Conservation of Alaska sablefish---------------------------------
Conservation of marine fishery resources:
Atlantic salmon-------------------------------------------
Condition of stocks of fish on New England banks-------------
Flounders------------------------------------- --- - - - - - - - - -

Rosefish--------------------------------------------------
Conservation of red salmon-------------------------------------
Conservation of pink salmon------------------------------------
Development of the rabbit industry------------------------------
Effect of DDT on wildlife--------------------------------------
Effect of the war on animal resources and on conservation----------
Effect of water utilization projects on animal resources-------------
Management of oyster resources---------------------------------
Pest control:
Development of a new rodent poison-------------------------
Predator control-------------------------*— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — —
Red Squill------------------------------------------------
Promotion of utilization:
Development of quick-frozen precooked fishery foods-----------
Market development---------------------------------------
Research on methods of sampling fish livers-------------------
Research on tin substitutes---------------------------------
Statistics on production------------------------------------
Refuges: -
Federal aid to State conservation agencies--------------------
The function of the Fish and Wildlife Service:
Value of animal resources-----------------------------------
The menace of pollution----------------------------------------
Value of the Fish and Wildlife Service----------------------------

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General Land Office:
Review of the year's work:
Public lands for pastures-----------------------------------
Receipts and expenditures:
Alaskan Fire Control Service----------------------------

Cadastral Engineering Service---------------------------
Oregon and California Revested Lands Administration-----
Estimate of value----------------------------------------------
New problems: -
and settlement opportunities-------------------------------
Plans for the future----------------------------------------
Sustained yield conservation------------------------------------
Alaskan development-------------------------------------------
The public lands:
Area of the public lands:
Acreage of lands patented with minerals reserved to the
United States, as of June 30, 1945--------------------
Homesteads, sales, and other entries---------------------
Entries and selections, fiscal year 1945---------------
Land grants------------------------------------------
Land exchanges---------------------------------------
Leases and permits:
Leases other than mineral leases outstanding, as of June
30, 1945----------------------------------------
Mineral leases, permits, and licenses outstanding, as of
June 30, 1945-----------------------------------
Receipts and expenditures:
Disposition of receipts of the General Land Office, fiscal year,
1945-----------------------------------------------
Geological Survey:
Alaskan Branch-----------------------------------------------
Geologic Branch-----------------------------------------------
Topographic Branch:
Conservation Branch:
Classification of lands----------------------------------
Mineral lease supervision-------------------------------
Field equipment-------------------------------------------
Field surveys---------------------------------------------
Topographic mapping by the Geological Survey in the
United States, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii, to June 30, 1945--

Library--------------------------------------------------
Map Information Office------------------------------------
Water Resources Branch:
Activities carried on for other Federal agencies------------
Continuing activities------- ----------------------------
Cooperation with States and municipalities---------------
War and postwar activities-----------------------------
- Work on publications--------------------------------------
Grazing Service:
Appropriations and allotments.----------------------------------
Fees collected and distributed.-------------------------------- - - -
Land planning and utilization:
ooperation with military services---------------------------
Land classification-----------------------------------------
Pierce Act leases------------------------------------------
Status of grazing districts-----------------------------------
Range administration:
Grazing fees----------------------------------------------
Hearing and appeals---------------------------------------
Licenses and permits---------------------------------------

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