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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..
Reports...
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.-Bonneville-Grand Coulee generation (kilowatt-
hours)----
Power pool operations-scheduled exchange (kilowatt-

hours).
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.---
Future work..
Safety, plant protection, and health activities:

Antisabotage
Coal-mine inspection.
Explosives regulation.
Health work.-

Safety work
Summary of activities:
Administration:
Finance

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Table 1.-Bureau of Mines appropriations and expendi-

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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:

Accident and employment data.-
Coal...
Foreign minerals.-

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Bureau of Mines—Continued
Summary of activities–Continued
Economics of mineral industries—Continued

Metals.---
Nonmetallics--

Petroleum and natural gas.
Explosives research...
etroleum and natural gas.

Helium...
Public reports

Criteria for projects.-
Exploration and metallurgical research:

Iron, steel, and ferro-alloys.
Light metals --
Nonferrous minerals.-

Nonmetallic minerals.
Bureau of Reclamation:

Bureau wins international recognition.
Construction activities limited:

Concrete dams.
Crop values hit record level..

Earth dams.
Decentralized organization:

Personnel changes.
Table 5.-Consolidated statement by projects of construction cost

of irrigation works, other items reimbursable with construction,

and deductions..
Designs prepared for postwar projects:

Bureau aids other United States agencies.
Technical advances --

World's biggest dams-
Food for a fighting Nation.
Lands leased for grazing:

Table 2.-Cumulative crop values, 1906–44.
Missouri Basin development.-
New laws advance Reclamation.
Operation and maintenance program:

Amendatory repayment contracts.
Field organizations established.-
Plans for veteran settlement:

Table 3.-Settlement and economic data-1944..
Postwar plans to develop the West:
Projects have $100-per-acre return:

Table 1.-Reclamation areas and crop returns, calendar

year 1944.
River Basin studies progress -
Special studies to aid settlers..

Water conservation and utilization program.
Regional activities expanded:

Region 1
Region 2.
Region 3.
Region 4.
Region 5.
Region 6.

Region 7.
United States Reclamation investment near billion:

Table 4.--Accretions to Reclamation fund by States--
War Relocation centers:

C. P. S. camps-
World's largest power producer:

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Power for peace--

Power for war.
Division of Information:

Photographic Section.
Publications Section.
Radio Section --

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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..
Haddock.
Lobster.
Pacific pilchard.

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:

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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----
Branch of Field Examination..
Cadastral Engineering Service--

Oregon and California Revested Lands Administration.-
Estimate of value----
New problems:

Land 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..
Funds -
General office work..
Library --
Map Information Office.
Water Resources Branch:

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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:

Cooperation 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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