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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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - Flood control - 1132 pages
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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Contents

Florida southern project 111
64
Galvin Leo Stuttgart Ark letter 845
96
Cleveland Washington I American Automobile Association statements 98
98
George Hon Walter F United States Senator letter 47
104
Neosha River flow stability 417
108
Kemp William E mayor Kansas City Mo telegrams 231 232
109
Sook E R Secretary chamber of commerce Lawrence Kans statement 247
111
Gray Hon Gordon Assistant Secretary of Army letter 521
112
H R 3795_
113
Abels Edwin F president Kaw River Valley Association statement 239 251
115
Lafayette Pa Board of Supervisors letter
122
Myers Hon Francis J United States Senator statements 110116
133
lippinger Hon Roy former Member of Congress statement 806
143
Ohio River Basin project 168 191
168
Wellsville N Y project 954
172
Allen Hon A Leonard Member of Congress statement 999
186
Ohio Valley Conservation and Flood Control Congress statement
191
Anacostia River D C and Md project 85
258
H R 2519
260
South Platte River and tributaries Colorado Wyoming and Nebraska
261
ArkansasWhite and Red River Basins United States Study Commission 971
266
Spokane Wash chamber of commerce statement 641
274
Middle Rio Grande N Mex project
321
Roanoke Va City Council resolution 159
331
Aylor secretary Gretna Chamber of Commerce Gretna Va letter 159
335
Barker Gordon Chanute Kans statement 407
341
Jackson Hon Henry M Member of Congress statement 686
398
Beall William attorney Clay Center Kans statement 275
462
Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board statement
501
Steed Hon Tom Member of Congress letter
509
Old River closure lower Mississippi River project 765
511
H R 3636
524
Lambeth Bolling Bedford Va statement 940
569
Bonner Hon John W Governor of Montana letter
576
Roanoke Merchants Association D C Wynn president letter 189
587
Johnson E R Roanoke Va letter 186
688
Portland Oreg flood damage 625
690
Life Paul Ozawkie Kans letter 305
691
Comstock H D Department of the Interior Billings Mont letter 1081 111
698
West Riverside Calif resolutions
703
Lost River Ind project 169
712
St Francis River Ark floodcontrol project 873
713
Bonoher H P Bradford Pa letter 124
729
Mills Hon Wilbur D Member of Congress statement 895
739
J Roanoke Va letter 187
886
Stone Clifford H director Colorado Water Conservation Board
910
Santa Ynez River watershed California project
913
Bramblett Hon E K Member of Congress statement
925
White Hon Compton I Member of Congress statement 1037
926
TimesPicayune New Orleans La editorial and article_ 780 783
929
Sasscer Hon Lansdale G Member of Congress statement 91
933
Magee Hon Clare Member of Congress statement
934
Scott William P Roanoke Va letter 188
941
Umphenour Ray Beatrice Nebr statement
944
Whittington Hon Will M Member of Congress letters 603 659
964
Public works construction of certain bill 259
966
Smith Nelson Lee Federal Power Commission letter 156972
972
Marion Dam Neosha River Kansas protest statements 451 457
993
Missouri River Basin
1026
Ragland H S Stuttgart Ark letter 844
1047
Will Ralph E Office of the Secretary of Agriculture statements 1059
1059
Branch W L Bradford Pa letter 127
1066
Vancouver Lake area Washington project_ 689
1080
Willamette River Oreg project 511 524
1083
Vinson Hon Carl Member of ongress statement 49
1094
Washougal area Clark County Wash project 690
1114
Missouri River Flood Protective Association
1117
Duwamish River Wash project 513
1118
Missouri River PickSloan plan list of resolutions and petitions endorsing 257
1123

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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 667 - To agree to furnish, free of cost to the United States, all lands, easements, rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for the new work in the improvement of the Hudson River and for subsequent maintenance when and if required.
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...

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