Rivers and Harbors - Flood Control Emergency Act. Hearings ... on H.R. 6419. May 10, 12-14, 17-19, 12, 24-25, 27, and June 4, 1948
1948 - 525 pages
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Page 488 - Provided further, That the Government shall not be deemed to have entered upon any project for the improvement of any waterway or harbor mentioned in this Act until the project for the proposed work shall have been adopted by law...
Page 490 - War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys for flood control including floods aggravated by or due to tidal effect at the following-named localities, and the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys for run-off and water-flow retardation and soil-erosion prevention on the watersheds...
Page 491 - That the sum of $25,000,000 is hereby authorized to be appropriated as an emergency fund to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 486 - That the following works of improvement of rivers and harbors and other waterways for navigation, flood control, and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers, in accordance with the plans and subject to the conditions recommended by the Chief of Engineers in the respective reports...
Page 387 - I do not want to take any more of your time, but I want to say I have been interested in the labor movement and working people all of my life.
Page 340 - Army that they will : (a) Provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for...
Page 11 - ... hold and save the United States free from all claims for damages that may arise...
Page 491 - ... work threatened or destroyed by flood, including the strengthening, raising, extending, or other modification thereof as may be necessary in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers for the adequate functioning of the work for flood control.