Flood Control Act of 1949: Hearing Before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5472, (title II) Authorizing the Construction, Repair, and Preservation of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Navigation, Flood Control, Soil Conservation, and for Other Purposes. May 16-20, 23-27, June 1 and 2, 1949
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H.R. 5472, (title II) authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, soil conservation, and for other purposes.
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Page 159 - National Park Service" of section 1 of the Act of March 4, 1929 (45 Stat. 1602: 16 USC 14). Section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and for other purposes", approved December 24, 1944 (16 USC 460d), as amended by the Flood Control Act of 1962 (76 Stat.
Page 575 - States for flood-control purposes shall be turned over to the States for the benefit of public schools and public roads of the counties in which the land is situated.
Page 45 - Congress approved this project as part of "the comprehensive development of the Savannah River Basin for flood control and other purposes.
Page 394 - I do have a prepared statement that I would like to submit for the record, and I also have a brief comment on some of those projects.
Page 503 - The committee met at 10 am, Hon. Will M. Whittington (chairman) presiding. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will be in order.
Page 43 - The general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the Arkansas River Basin, as set forth in Flood Control Committee Document No. 1, Seventy-fifth Congress, first session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War, and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 156 - January 17, 1944, forwarding copies of the reports of the district and division engineers, and of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors on the Savannah River SC and Ga., and requesting comments thereon.
Page 420 - ... hear the justification for the budget estimates of the Commodity Stabilization Service. This agency is under the direction of Dr. James Ralph, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. I believe this is the first time you have appeared before the committee, Dr. Ralph. We are pleased to welcome you here and we will be glad to have any statement you desire to make and for you to present any witnesses you desire to present to the committee. Dr. RALPH. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, it is a...
Page 381 - One of our projects dealing with snow melt forecasting involves the Corps of Engineers, the Soil Conservation Service, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bonneville Power Administration and agencies in the states of Colorado, California and Arizona. A complementary project with the Corps of Engineers, using test sites in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Texas and California deals with water runoff and its effect on peak flows, while another project...