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(PART 6)

HEARINGS

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SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE us. Conguitouse .COMMITTEE ON

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-THIRD CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

MARCH 22, 1973

Printed for the use of the Committee on Government Operations

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

94-075 0

WASHINGTON : 1973

KF21 6636

1971

Pt. 6

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

CHET HOLÍFIELD, California, Chairman JACK BROOKS, Texas

FRANK HORTON, New York L. H. FOUNTAIN, North Carolina

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

JOHN W. WYDLER, New York JOHN E. MOSS, California

CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio DANTE B. FASCELL, Florida

GUY VANDER JAGT, Michigan HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

GILBERT GUDE, Maryland TORBERT H. MACDONALD, Massachusetts PAUL N. MCCLOSKEY, JR., California WILLIAM S. MOORHEAD, Pennsylvania JOHN H. BUCHANAN, JR., Alabama WM. J. RANDALL, Missouri

SAM STEIGER, Arizona BENJAMIN S. ROSENTHAL, New York GARRY BROWN, Michigan JIM WRIGHT, Texas

CHARLES THONE, Nebraska FERNAND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island RICHARD W. MALLARY, Vermont JOHN C. CULVER, Iowa

STANFORD E. PARRIS, Virginia FLOYD V. HICKS, Washington

RALPH S. REGULA, Ohio DON FUQUA, Florida

ANDREW J. HINSHAW, California JOHN CONYERS. JR., Michigan

ALAN STEELMAN, Texas BILL ALEXANDER, Arkansas

JOEL PRITCHARD, Washington
BELLA S. ABZUG, New York

ROBERT P. HANRAHAN, Illinois
HAROLD D. DONOHUE, Massachusetts
JAMES V. STANTON, Ohio
LEO J. RYAN, California

HEBERT ROBACK, Staff Director
ELMER W. HENDERSON, General Counsel
MILES Q. ROMNEY, Counsel-Administrator

J. P. CARLSON, Minority Counsel
WILLIAM H. COPENHAVER, Minority Professional Staj

CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE

HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin, Chairman JOHN E. MOSS, California

GUY VANDER JAGT, Michigan DANTE B. FASCELL, Florida

GILBERT GUDE, Maryland FLOYD V. HICKS, Washington

PAUL N. MCCLOSKEY, JR., California LEO J. RYAN, California

ALAN STEELMAN, Texas L. H. FOUNTAIN. North Carolina

JOEL PRITCHARD, Washington JACK BROOKS, Texas

EX OFFICIO
CHET HOLIFIELD, California

FRANK HORTON, New York
PHINEAS INDRITZ, Chief Counsel
DAVID B. FINNEGAN, A88istant Counsel

DAVID H. BARIS, Legal Assistant

FRANCES B. LEE, Assistant Clerk
JOSEPHINE SCHEIBER, Research Analyst

RUTH M. WALLICK, Clerk

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CONTENTS

Page

Part 1.--

1-388

Part 2

389–1272

Part 3

1273-2120

Part 4.

2121-2788

Part 5

2789 3288

Part 6

3289-3711

Hearings held on March 22, 1973_-

3289

Statement of-

Barlow, Thomas J., III, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.-- 3348

Carter, William B., Jr., Pamlico-Tar Conservation Coalition, Wash-

ington, N.C.---

3369

Clapper, Louis S., director of conservation, National Wildlife Federa-

tion; accompanied by William L. Want, counsel, Resources Defense

l'nit, National Wildlife Federation --

3294

Franson, John L., central midwest representative, National Audubon

Society; accompanied by Edward M. Brigham III, north midwest

representative; and John Spinks, southwest representative---- 3312

Patrick, Dr. Ruth, chairman, Department of Limnology, Academy of

Natural Sciences; accompanied by Dr. Robin Vannote, director of

the Stroud Water Research Center, Academy of Natural Sciences;

Jay Richardson, entomologist, Limnology Department, Academy

of Natural Sciences; and Robert Grant, coordinator, river studies

group, Department of Limnology, Academy of Natural Sciences. 3433

Rogers, Edward Lee, general counsel, Environmental Defense Fund.. 3335

Wilkinson, John M., Arthur D. Little, Inc.; accompanied by Harry

Foden; and William Carey----

3383

Letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record by—

Barlow, Thomas J. III, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.,

statement

3349–3369

Clapper, Louis S., director of conservation, National Wildlife Federa-

tion: Prepared statement of National Wildlife Federation --- 3299-3306

Franson, John L., central midwest representative, National Audubon

Society : Additional material relative to the hearings----- 3316-3335

Rogers, Edward Lee, general counsel, Environmental Defense Fund:

Information regarding flood control benefits of a particular Corps

of Engineers project-----

3379

Solicitor's opinion and a transmittal letter from the Acting Re-

gional Director, Fish and Wildlife Service to the director of the

Missouri Conservation Commission..

3339–3343

Statement

3344–3348

Reuss, Hon. Henry S., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Wisconsin, and chairman, Conservation and Natural Resources Sub-

committee : Sundry letters to Congressman Fountain from various

North Carolina officials.---

3290-3293

Vannote, Dr. Robin, director, Stroud Water Research Center, Academy

of Natural Sciences, statement...

3436_3437

Want, William L., counsel, Resources Defense Unit, National Wildlife

Federation : Sundry material relative to the hearings----- 3306 3312

Wilkinson, John M., Arthur D. Little, Inc. :

Correspondence responding to questions raised during the hear-

ings

3447-3448

Statement

3385-3427

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