Civil Functions, Department of the Army Appropriations, 1955. Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 8367, Making Appropriations for Civil Functions Administered by the Department of the Army for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1955

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Page 416 - 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 538 - Army that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 831 - ... construct, operate, and maintain at the Washington Lake Basin an adequate public terminal as approved by the Chief of Engineers with necessary utilities and rail and highway connections open to all on equal terms; and...
Page 691 - Wash, it is the feeling of the Board of Supervisors of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District that the flooding problems on these washes are of a national Interest and justify consideration by the Corps of Engineers.
Page 684 - ... area is obtained. The overdraft in that portion of the Chino underground basin dependent upon San Antonio Creek is now from four to five thousand acre-feet per year. Several hundred thousand dollars of local money have been spent in the construction of conservation works and spreading grounds, but the saving of water in time of large floods is feasible only by the detention storage and debris removal, both of which the proposed dam will provide in satisfactory form.
Page 443 - 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 90 - The above policy will govern the determination as to acquisition of any tract on which title to the United States has not been vested or a final judgment in condemnation has not been entered except for projects on which the land acquisition program has progressed to the point where application of the policy would be unreasonable or to the distinct disadvantage of the United States or to the general public.
Page 442 - 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 558 - The Van Buren flood wall and Crawford County project levee which protect the city of Van Buren and over 15,000 acres of rural lands and communities are endangered by these caving banks. Produce from the area supplies local canneries with produce of corn, tomatoes, greens, and other vegetables. Fresh produce is shipped to major cities in a wide radius and to nearby Army installations. During the past few years we have seen this area reduced and have seen thriving local businesses collapse because...

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