Tennessee Valley Authority: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations

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Page 1 - Congress for consideration a supplementary estimate for an appropriation of $25,000,000 to be made available to the Tennessee Valley Authority for the fiscal year 1941. This appropriation will enable the Authority to start immediate construction on a program to increase the available power supply in the Tennessee Valley area during the present national defense emergency. This program consists of (1) a storage project with power installation at the site, (2) installation of additional capacity in...
Page 2 - Valley area is one of the important centers for the production of such essential national defense materials as aluminum and other metals, explosives, phosphorus and other chemicals, and more recently aircraft. Expansion in these directions is under way. A deficiency of power supply is the bottleneck. All existing power installations, both those of the Tennessee Valley Authority and private companies in adjoining territory, are now being taxed to the limit to meet normal demands, and presently scheduled...
Page 1 - Valley can be increased by 298.000 kilowatts. The emergency schedule to be followed will make this capacity and the attendant continuous firm power available for use on the following dates: 1 At Cherokee Dam. There is complete agreement among those responsible for national defense industrial development that the Tennessee Valley area is one of the important centers for the production of such essential national defense materials as aluminum and other metals, explosives, phosphorus and other chemicals,...
Page 1 - This amount, together with $3,000,000 in the fiscal year 1942, will be sufficient to have these facilities on the line by December 1941. The Authority will be assisted in the planning and design of these facilities by a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in design of steam plants. 4. Transmission facilities. — The supplemental appropriation will provide $3,000,000 to start construction of the transmission facilities needed to tie the generating facilities described above into the...
Page 32 - Tennessee Valley Authority fund, 1941": Provided further, That purchases may be made by the Authority during the fiscal year 1942 without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and section 9 (b) of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, as amended, when in the judgment of the Board of Directors of the Authority such a procedure will expedite the completion of projects determined by the President to...
Page 1 - No. 12 at Wilson and No. 4 at Pickwick. — The supplemental appropriation will provide $3,500,000 to start installation of two additional 26,000-kilowatt generating units at Wilson Dam, and one additional 36,000-kilowatt unit at Pickwick Dam. This amount, together with $1,800,000 in the fiscal year 1942, will enable the Authority to have these three units with a total capacity of 88,000 kilowatts on the line by the spring of 1942 at which time the storage from...
Page 2 - ... firm power available for use on the following dates: 1 At Cherokee Dam. There is complete agreement among those responsible for national defense industrial development that the Tennessee Valley area is one of the important centers for the production of such essential national defense materials as aluminum and other metals, explosives, phosphorus and other chemicals, and more recently aircraft. Expansion in these directions is under way. A deficiency of power supply is the bottleneck. All existing...
Page 15 - ScrippsHoward paper. This is what Mr. Willkie said : Nothing is more important than defense, and there is nothing which might and will mask more political logrolling than the flag-waving variety of national defense. But if some impartial group, the United States Army or its engineers, for instance, do say that the completion of these dams is a link in our national defense, the dams should be completed and as rapidly as those charged with .our defense think necessary.

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