Tennessee Valley Authority, Hearings Before the Subcommittee in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations, 76th Congress, 3d Session: Expansion of Facilities, H.J. Res.583

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 2 - Alabama; and the acquisition of necessary land, the clearing of such land, relocation of highways, and the construction or purchase of transmission lines and other facilities, and all other necessary works authorized by such Acts, and for printing and binding...
Page 2 - Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and to remain available until expended, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled "The Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933...
Page 3 - ... appropriation will provide $11,000,000 for initial expenditure on this project. This amount, together with $19,000,000 in the fiscal year 1942 and $6,000,000 in the fiscal year 1943, will enable the Authority to have the storage from this project available in the spring of 1942 and the generating units at the site on the line in the fall of 1942. The storage and generating units at this project, together with additional generating units at Wilson...
Page 3 - ... for initial expenditure on this project. This amount, together with $19,000,000 in the fiscal year 1942 and $6,000,000 in the fiscal year 1943, will enable the Authority to have the storage from this project available in the spring of 1942 and the generating units at the site on the line in the fall of 1942. The storage and generating units at this project, together with additional generating units at Wilson and Pickwick Dams, as described below, will increase the continuous firm power capacity...
Page 3 - The following is a more detailed description of these projects: 1. Cherokee Dam. — A storage dam and hydroelectric power plant to be built on the Holston River near Jefferson City, Tenn. This project will cost $36,000,000: will have a useful storage capacity of 1,400,000 acre-feet; and will have an installed capacity of 90,000 kilowatts, the appropriation will provide $11,000,000 for initial expenditure on this project.
Page 3 - ... 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 Tennessee Valley Authority power system and to carry this power to the market. It is estimated that an additional $6,000,000 in fiscal year 1942 and $5,000,000 in fiscal year 1943 will be required for this purpose. The total estimated cost of the projects to be started with this supplemental appropriation is $65,800,000. With...
Page 3 - ... 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 Tennessee Valley Authority power system and to carry this power to the market....
Page 2 - COMMISSION, ACCOMPANIED BY GANG DUNN AND JOHN BIGGERS, ASSISTANTS TO THE COMMISSIONERS; DAVID E. LILIENTHAL, VICE CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND COL. TB PARKER, CHIEF ENGINEER, TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY CONSTRUCTION OF HOLSTON RIVER DAM, INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL ELECTRICAL GENERATING UNITS; CONSTRUCTION OF STEAM' ELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITIES, ETC. Mr. WOODRUM. We will take up now the supplemental estimate of appropriation contained in Senate Document No. 241 for the Tennessee Valley Authority...
Page 4 - Authority and pritate companies in adjoining territory, are now being taxed to the limit to meet normal demands, and presently scheduled installations will only care for normal growth in demands without regard to the super-imposition of the new demands of national defense. This emergency program is therefore necessary for national defense purposes. The Authority is ready with plans and a seasoned construction force to start work at once on the construction program herein recommended.
Page 34 - 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...

Bibliographic information