Annual Report - The Secretary of the Interior

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Page 545 - ... the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States Bureau of Mines, or to any duly authorized representative of such Bureau, upon request, complete and correct information to the best of his knowledge concerning any or all accidents involving bodily injury or loss of life which occurred in such mine during the...
Page 400 - USC 321, 323, 325, 327-329), provides for the making of desert-land entries in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. 2520.0-5 Definitions. (a) As used in the desert-land laws and the regulations of this subpart: (1) "Reclamation...
Page xliii - February 5, 1935 (numbered 6964), or within a grazing district, which are more valuable or suitable for the production of agricultural crops than for the production of native grasses and forage plants, or more valuable or suitable for any other use than for the use provided for under this act, or proper for acquisition in...
Page 220 - A study was begun, in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration of the United States Department of Agriculture, to determine the influence of rats in spreading the organism responsible for food poisoning.
Page 473 - ... obligation shall not exceed the fair value of the facilities taken. The additional provisions for severance damages established by section 14 of the Federal Power Act (16 USC, sec. 807) will not be applicable. It will also require that the company's accounts with respect to the works it builds be kept in accordance with the Federal Power Commission's uniform system of accounts and that determination of its net investment in those works be under the jurisdiction of the Commission and include only...
Page 75 - The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to make investigation and public reports of the feasibility of projects for irrigation, generation of electric power, and other purposes in the States of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming for the purpose of making such information available to said "States and to the Congress, and of formulating a comprehensive scheme of control and the improvement and utilization of the water of the Colorado River and its tributaries.
Page xxxv - The functions of the Soil Conservation Service in the Department of Agriculture with respect to soil and moisture conservation operations conducted on any lands under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior are transferred to the Department of the Interior and shall be administered under the direction and supervision of the Secretary of the Interior through such agency or agencies in the Department of the Interior...
Page 521 - ... promotions. During 1941 and 1942 about $100,000 and $125,000, respectively, of "Geologic surveys" funds have been spent directly on defense projects, supplementing the appropriations for strategic and critical minerals, and additional amounts have been used to meet emergency calls, particularly from the Office of Production Management and the Army and Navy Munitions Board, for investigations of magnesite, bauxite, high-alumina clay, and special grades of talc. Bauxite and certain western iron...
Page 175 - Interior transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior by Reorg.
Page 163 - This wide range of conditions has resulted in a correspondingly wide range of aims and purposes in the administration and management of these lands.

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