Big Sandy River and Tug and Levisa Forks, Ky., W. Va., and Va. Hearings ... on the Subject of the Improvement of the Big Sandy River and Tug and Levisa Forks, Ky., W. Va., and Va
1946 - 402 pages
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Page 296 - ... developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 280 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service...
Page 353 - We certify, that the above is a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Directors, of Tex-La Electric Cooperative, Inc., at a special meeting held in Alexandria, La., on July 3, 1958.
Page 280 - ... to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; — all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense.
Page 176 - BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of this meeting and a copy thereof sent to him.
Page 396 - affected State or States" shall include those in which the works or any part thereof are proposed to be located ; those which in whole or part are both within the drainage basin involved and...
Page 322 - Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed ; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service ; and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
Page 322 - In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall initiate, modify, establish or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each of such rate groups or territories as the Commission may from time to time designate) will, under honest, efficient and economical management and reasonable expenditures for maintenance of way, structures...
Page 199 - 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...