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HEARINGS

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H. R. 5472 A BILL AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR, AND PRESERVATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS AND HARBORS FOR NAVIGATION, FLOOD CONTROL,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

PART 1
JULY 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 1949

Printed for the use of the Committee on Public Works

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1949

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

DENNIS CHAVEZ, New Mexico, Chairman SHERIDAN DOWNEY, California

HARRY P. CAIN, Washington JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

EDWARD MARTIN, Pennsylvania SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida

ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah JOHN SPARKMAN, Alabama

GEORGE W. MALONE, Nevada JOHN C. STENNIS, Mississippi

JAMES P. KEM, Missouri
VIRGIL CHAPMAN, Kentucky
ROBERT S. KERR, Oklahoma

SUBCOMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL-RIVERS AND HARBORS.

SHERIDAN DOWNEY, Chairman JOHN L. MCCLELLAN

EDWARD MARTIN
SPESSARD L. HOLLAND

GEORGE MALONE
FRANK BURNETT, Clerk

CONTENTS

Page

Acme Elkhorn Coal Co., Martin, Ky--

240

Alaska projects.

21

Albeni Falls project, Pend Oreille River

547

Amite River, Livingston Parish, La., bank protection.

439

Anderson, Senator Clinton P.

309

Anderson, Edgar 0., Illinois Coal Traffic Bureau, Chicago, Ill

303

Anderson, P. G., traffic manager, Lion Oil Co., El Dorado, Ark.

396

Arkansas-White and Red River Basin Study Commission.-

613

Arnold, Mayor Edward P., Prestonburg, Ky-

793

Ashland, Ky., Junior Chamber of Commerce.

787

Atomic Energy Commission...

345

Auchincloss, Hon. James C., Member of Congress

604

Authorized projects under 6-year program..

38

Authorized investigations in Arkansas, White, Red River Basins.

655

Bach, Grannis, Jackson, Ky

304

Baird, William J., Pikeville, Ky-

277

Baker Bay, Columbia River, Wash.

123

Baldwin, Senator Raymond E.

776

Ball, Hubert, chief engineer, Viddle Rio Grande Conservancy District 333

Bangert, H. A., representing Governor of West Virginia -

164

Barbourville, Ky., Cumberland River.

739

Bartley, Blevins and Clark, Hellier, Ky-

790

Bates, Hon. Joe B., Member of Congress

194

Bayfield Harbor, Wis..

99

Beard, George L., Office of Chief of Engineers.

541

Big Sandy Canal project, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. 30, 177, 781

Biloxi Harbor, Miss

32, 34

Bishop, George W., Williamson, W. Va-

288

Bliss, John H., State engineer for New Mexico.

316, 631

Bonner, Hon. Herbert C., Member of Congress.

567

Bradford, Pa ---

111

Breene, Ř. G., Inc. transportation consultants -

279

Britton, c. T., mayor of Louisa, Ky-

247

Building and Construction Trades Council, Ashland, Ky.

794

Burdick, Roy D., representing the Ouachita Valley Association.

384

Burnwell Coal Co., Betsy Layne, Ky

792

Cain, Senator Harry P.

127, 448, 495

Campbell, Laurie, Benton, La..

704

Campbell, Rolla D., general counsel, Island Creek Coal Co..

249

Carey, Harvey, Shreveport, La..

698

Carlson, Hon. Frank, Governor of Kansas -

634

Carstensen, Henry, master, Washington State Grange.

509

Catlettsburg, Ky., Chamber of Commerce

787

Chandler, Leroy, president, Red River, Atchafalaya, and Bayou Boeuf

Levee Board..

701

Chapman, Oscar L., Acting Secretary of the Interior.

650

Chavez, Senator Dennis..

1

Cheadle, J. Kennard, Spokane, Wash

497, 501, 504

Cheboygan River and Harbor, Mich.

104

Chrisman, N. A., Pikeville, Ky

793

Clay, Herbert L., secretary, Kentucky Petroleum Marketers Association. 786

Cole, Howard F. V., mayor of Corning, N. Y..

588

Columbia River Basin.-

455

Conservation legislation, history of.

625

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