Amistad Dam and Reservoir: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 8080, a Bill to Authorize the Conclusion of an Agreement for the Joint Construction by the United Sttes and Mexico of a Major International Storage Dam on the Rio Grande in Accordance with the Provisions of the Treaty of February 3, 1944, with Mexico, and for Other Purposes. February 8-March 18, 1960
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960 - Amistad Dam (Projected) [from old catalog] - 274 pages
Considers H.R. 8080, to conclude agreement between U.S. and Mexico for joint construction of the Amistad International Storage Dam on the Rio Grande River.
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Page 220 - 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 264 - The cost of construction, operation and maintenance of each of the international storage dams shall be prorated between the two Governments in proportion to the capacity allotted to each country for conservation purposes in the reservoir at such dam.
Page 29 - Secretary, is a contract, containing stipulations on the part of the Government, and on the part of the corporation, entered into for full and adequate consideration. The Government became party to this contract by granting the charter, and the stockholders by accepting it.
Page 241 - Without objection, it will be included in the record at this time. (The letter .referred to is as follows :) INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD or ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL UNION 66, Houston, Tex., February 29, 1960.
Page 7 - I. The dams required for the conservation, storage and regulation of the greatest quantity of the annual flow of the river in a way to ensure the continuance of existing uses and the development of the greatest number of feasible projects, within the limits imposed by the water allotments specified.
Page 262 - State for the use of the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Page 249 - That nothing contained in the treaty or protocol shall be construed as authorizing the Secretary of State of the United States, the Commissioner of the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, or the United States Section of said Commission, directly or indirectly to alter or control the distribution of water to users within the territorial limits of any of the individual States.
Page 63 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, my name is JE Sturrock. I reside in Austin, Tex., and I am general manager of the Texas Water Conservation Association, a statewide organization dedicated to the task of promoting the development, conservation, protection, and utilization of the water resources of Texas for all beneficial purposes.