Flood Control, Rivers and Harbors: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5472, a Bill Authorizing the Construction, Repair and Preservation of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Navigation, Flood Control, and for Other Purposes, Parts 1-3

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Considers (81) H.R. 5472, (81) H.R. 4977, (81) S. 1392, (81) S. 1200, (81) S. 253, (81) S. 1657, (81) S. 1576.(81), (81) S. 1649, (81) H.R. 5472.

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Page 289 - ... developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page vii - That the following works of improvement of rivers aud harbors and other waterways for navigation, flood control, and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers, in accordance with the plans and subject to the conditions recommended by the Chief of Engineers in the respective reports...
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Page 2 - Provided further, That the Government shall not be deemed to haVe entered upon any project for the improvement of any waterway or harbor mentioned in this Act until the project for the proposed work shall have been adopted by law...
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Page 136 - State as the responsible agency for providing without cost to the United States all lands, easements and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project.
Page 27 - Mascaras, and various nonstructural measures, all generally in accordance with the plan of the District Engineer and with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 8 - And provided further, That the work shall be complete in itself and not commit the United States to any additional improvement to insure its successful operation, except as may result from the normal procedure applying to projects authorized after submission of preliminary examination and survey reports.
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Page 2 - Provided, That the authorization for any flood-control project herein adopted requiring local cooperation shall expire five years from the date on which local interests are notified in writing by the Department of the Army of the requirements of local cooperation, unless said interests shall within said time furnish assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of the Army that the required cooperation will be furnished.

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