Set-back Levees on the Mississippi River: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 7349

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Page 1 - USCS 702d]; (c) provide without cost to the United States, all rights-of-way for levee foundations and levees on the main stem of the Mississippi River between Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and the Head of Passes.
Page 1 - Except when authorized by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, no money appropriated under authority of this Act shall be expended on the construction of any item of the project until the States or levee districts have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) maintain all flood-control works after their completion, except controlling and regulating spillway structures, including special relief levees; maintenance includes normally...
Page 1 - Numbered 391, approved May 15, 1928 (45 Stat. 534), Seventieth Congress, entitled "An Act for the control of floods on the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and for other purposes...
Page 1 - War that they will (a) maintain all flood-control works after their completion, except controlling and regulating spillway structures, including special relief levees; maintenance includes normally such matters as cutting grass, removal of weeds, local drainage, and minor repairs of main river levees; (b) agree to accept land turned over to them under the provisions of section 4...
Page 1 - SEC. 3. Except when authorized by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, no money appropriated under authority of this Act shall be expended on the construction of any item of the project until the States or levee districts have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) maintain all flood-control works after their completion, except controlling and regulating spillway structures, including special relief levees ; maintenance includes...
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Untied States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978".
Page 16 - States or legally constituted and empowered local agencies for the cost of flowage rights over all lands, including compensation for damages to improvements thereon at the time of the taking.
Page 37 - ENGINEER OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mr. JACOBS. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: The levee boards and the board of State engineers of Louisiana are very much impressed with the statements made here by General Brown and General Ferguson on the development of the problems of flood control and the execution of the adopted plan, insofar as it affects Louisiana, at the recent hearings...
Page 12 - ... is worthy of your consideration. I am not asking for an increase in the appropriation. It is just a matter of getting the most for the money that you are going to spend. I thank you, gentlemen. Mr. WOODRUM. Thank you, Mr. McClellan. THURSDAY MAY 6, 1937. RELIEF APPROPRIATION Mr. WOODRUM. Mr. Lasser, if you desire to make a statement, we will be very glad to year you at this time. STATEMENT OF DAVID IASSER, REPRESENTING THE WORKERS' ALLIANCE OF AMERICA Mr. LASSER. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of...
Page 3 - ... before the setback is made. Here is Mr. Wolfe's property, [indicating]. They take the levee around, and the levee comes over here [indicating]. Practically the part of his property that he is cultivating, and the larger portion of it, is between the new levee and the river, and is used for carrying the flood waters of the main channel of the Mississippi River. Mr. RICH. I appreciate the fact that a man whose property is inside a levee should have some consideration. There is only one thing I...

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