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COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota, Chairman ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

WILLIAM H. HARSHA, Ohio JOHN C. KLUCZYNSKI, Illinois

JAMES R. GROVER, JR., New York JIM WRIGHT, Texas

JAMES C. CLEVELAND, New Hampshire

DON H. CLAUSEN, California FRANK M. CLARK, Pennsylvania

FRED M. SCHWENGEL, Iowa ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

M. G. (GENE) SNYDER, Kentucky
HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

ROGER H. ZION, Indiana
W. J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina JACK H. MCDONALD, Michigan
DAVID N. HENDERSON, North Carolina JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT, Arkansas
RAY ROBERTS, Texas

CLARENCE E. MILLER, Ohio
JAMES KEE, West Virginia

WILMER D. MIZELL, North Carolina JAMES J. HOWARD, New Jersey

JOHN H. TERRY, New York GLENN M. ANDERSON, California

CHARLES THONE, Nebraska
PATRICK T. CAFFERY, Louisiana

LAMAR BAKER, Tennessee
ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey
GEORGE W. COLLINS, Illinois
TENO RONCALIO, Wyoming
NICK BEGICH, Alaska
MIKE MCCORMACK, Washington
CHARLES B. RANGEL, New York
JAMES V. STANTON, Ohio
BELLA ABZUG, New York

PROFESSIONAL STAFF
RICHARD J. SULLIVAN, Chief Counsel
LLOYD A. RIVARD, Engineer-Consultant

LESTER EDELMAN, Counsel
CARL H. SCHWARTZ, Jr., Consultant-Projects and Programs

JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Administrator
CLIFTON W. ENFIELD, Minority Counsel
RICHARD C. PEET, A88istant Minority Counsel
GORDON E. WOOD, Minority Professional Staff Assistant

STAFF ASSISTANTS
DOROTHY A. BEAM, Executive Staff Assistant

ERLA S. YOUMANS, Minority Executive Staff Assistant
MERIAM R. BUCKLEY

CYNTHIA J. VAN SANT
STERLYN B. CARROLL
RUTH S. COSTELLO

RICHARD C. BARNETT
ROSDMARI E. GAUGHAN

BRENDA G. JONES EMILY B. LOOSIER

LINDA L. WILLIAMS TOBY J. STEIN

JOSEPH A. ITALIANO, Editorial Assistant

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS AND OVERSIGHT

JIM WRIGHT, Texas, Chairman ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

JAMES C. CLEVELAND, New Hampshire JOHN C. KLUCZYNSKI, Illinois

WILLIAM H. HARSHA, Ohio KENNETH J. GRAY, Illinois

JAMES R. GROVER, JR., New York FRANK M. CLARK, Pennsylvania

DON H. CLAUSEN, California ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

M. G. (GENE) SNYDER, Kentucky
HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

ROGER H. ZION, Indiana
W. J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina JACK H. MCDONALD, Michigan
JAMES J. HOWARD, New Jersey

JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT, Arkansas
PATRICK T. CAFFERY, Louisiana

WILMER D. MIZELL, North Carolina ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey

JOHN H. TERRY, New York
GEORGE W. COLLINS, Illinois

CHARLES THONE, Nebraska
MIKE MCCORMACK, Washington
CHARLES B. RANGEL, New York
JAMES V. STANTON, Ohio
BELLA ABZUG, New York

WALTER R. MAY, Chief Counsel
SALVATORD J. D'AMICO, A88ociate Counsel
BETTY J. HAY, Administrative Assistant

JOSEPH R. BRENNAN, Engineer Consultant
PAUL R. S. YATES, Minority Professional Staf Member
MARTHA J. DOWNIE, Minority Staff Assistant

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CONTENTS

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Atkeson, Timothy B., General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality-
Boren, Dr. James H., President, National Association of Professional
Bureaucrats

Accompanied by: Ed Edstrom, Chief of Protocol, NATAPROBU.

Burmeister, W. J., President, American Association of State Highway

Officials

Accompanied by:

J. C. Dingwall, State Highway Engineer of Texas and First Vice

President of AASHO.

D. H. Stevens, Chairman, Highway Commission of Maine and Past

President of AASHO.

Alfred E. Johnson, Executive Director of AASHO.

Carroll, Thomas E., Assistant Administrator for Planning and Manage-

ment. Environmental Protection Agency ----

Accompanied by: Alexander J. Greene, Director, Grants Administra-

tion Division.

Cassady, E. Michael, Executive Vice President, Water Resources Con-

gress

Cleveland, Hon. James C., Representative in Congress from the State of

New Hampshire

Fagan, Charles A. III, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Develop

ment, Department of Commerce----

Accompanied by:

Conroy, Gerry, Deputy Chief Counsel.

Karras, George T., Director, Office of Public Works.

Cahill, Daniel J., Director, Office of Business Development.

Corrigan, John E., Director, Office of Equal Opportunity.

Dunne, Thomas P., Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary.

Reiss, Philip, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary.

Gigoux, J. J. (Jim), Executive Director, Southern Colorado Economic

Development District

Gray, Hon. Kenneth J., Representative in Congress from the State of

Mlinois

Kleppe, Thomas S., Administrator, Small Business Administration --

Accompanied by: John A. Knebel, General Counsel,
Koisch, Major General Frank P., Director, Civil Works, Office of the Chief
of Engineers, Corps of Engineers.--

Accompanied by: Irwin Reisler, Acting Chief, Planning Division.

Kunzig, Robert L., Administrator, General Services Administration -----

Accompanied by:

Wilbur Sanders, Deputy Commissioner of the Public Buildings

Service.

William E. Casselman, General Counsel.

William A. Butts, Acting Assistant Administrator for Administra-

tion.

Aaron Woloshin, Director of Environmental Affairs.

Thomas Gherardi, Director of Congressional Affairs.

Lincoln, George A., Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness---

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Accompanied by:

James L. Lewis, Chief, Disaster Assistance Division.

Richard Murray, Acting General Counsel.

Robert F. Kearney, Acting Comptroller.

Gordon Gillis, Congressional Liaison.

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Miller, Burton F., Executive Vice President, American Road Builders
Association
Accompanied by:

Ray W. Burgess, Director of Public Works, Baton Rouge, La.
Nello L. Teer, Jr., President, Nello Teer Co., Durham, N.C.
Robert J. Hajzyk, Director of Public Works, Harford County,

Belair, Md.
Neptune, Millard, Regional Director, Southwest Region, Economic Develop-

ment Administration -
Ruckelshaus, William D., Administrator, Environmental Protection

Agency
Train, Russell E., Chairman, Council on Environmental Quality..
Turner, F. C., Federal Highway Administrator, Department of Transpor-

tation
Williams, Hollis R., Deputy Administrator for Watersheds, Soil Conserva-
tion Service, Department of Agriculture---

Accompanied by: Chuck Lamborn, Assistant Director of Planning.
Wilson, James E., Associate Administrator for Traffic Safety Programs,

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Trans-
portation
Accompanied by:

Stephen Wood, Office of Chief Counsel.
Charles Livingston, Office of State and Community Comprehensive
Programs.

MATERIAL RECEIVED FOR THE RECORD
Appalachian Regional Commission:
Prepared statement of Mr. Donald W. Whitehead, Federal Co-Chairman,

Appalachian Regional Commission----
Corps of Engineers :

Forms--Applications for permit to discharge or work in navigable

waters and their tributaries ---H.R. 8976, 92d Congress, first session-Mr. Cleveland's bill to provide

for termination of the authorization for certain rivers and harbors

and flood control projects.
Comment upon H.R. 8976 by Mr. E. Michael Cassady, Executive Vice

President, Water Resources Congress---
Oahe Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin program-current status.---
Prepared statement of Maj. Gen. Frank P. Koisch, Director of Civil
Works, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army---
Appendices to General Koisch's statement :

Table A and chart A-Average preauthorization time require

ments for projects authorized in 1965 and 1970..---
Table B and chart B-Average preauthorization time require-

ments for navigation and flood control projects authorized

in 1970.-
Table C and chart C—Average post-authorization time re-

quirements for construction of projects authorized in 1958.
Chart D-Composite chart of total average time for plan-

ning and construction --
Table E and chart E—Trend in backlog of authorized un-

funded projects---
Prepared statement of Mr. E. Michael Cassady, Executive Vice Presi-
dent, Water Resources Congress.-
Added comments from Mr. Cassady on red tape in water resource

projects Economic Development Administration:

City of Walsenburg, Colo., EDA listing, April 8, 1971, of 13 application

deficiencies
City of Walsenburg, Colo., history and timing of industrial park proj-

ect; comment on alleged application deficiencies..
EDA-Comments on directive 7.06 and on the affirmative action

program
EDA programs—longest pending projects ---
EDA programs--number of inquiries by potential applicants, approv-

als, denials -

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Economic Development Administration-Continued
Gray, Hon. Kenneth J., Member of Congress.
1. Letter, June 21, 1971, to Mr. Gray from Mr. Fagan, re approval

of EDA project for city of West Frankfort, III.---
2. Envelope used for the above letter, indicating 3 p.m. as time of

issuance
3. Statement, June 21, 1971, of Mr. William 0. Nolen, administra-

tive assistant to Mr. Gray, re contacts with EDA regarding

said project-----
4. Statement, June 21, 1971, of Miss Margaret J. Bergin, adminis-

trative assistant to Mr. Gray, re contacts with EDA regard

ing said project...
5. Letter, June 18, 1971, from Mr. Gray to EDA, re said project...
6. Newsclip, The Daily American, West Frankfort, Ill., June 18,

1971, article, $1.1 million for sewage project----
Letter/memorandum, January 21, 1970, from Mr. Gigoux to repre-

sentatives of various agencies re a proposed meeting on regional

socioeconomic development planning and implementation --Letter, June 18, 1971, Mr. C. Allan Blomquist, Director, Pueblo

Regional Planning Commission, to Mr. Gigoux, re uniform red

tape, cash flow crisis, overly specific criteria.--
Letter, June 22, 1971, from Mr. John M. Ladd, Executive Director, Mo-

hawk Valley Economic Development District, New York, to Mr. Sal-
vatore J. D'Amico, Subcommittee Associate Counsel, re affirmative

action and positive action programs, restrictions on travel, etc.---Newsletter, September, 1971, of the Soil Conservation District, Mosca,

Colo., critical of the Southern Colorado Economic Development

District
Prepared statement of Mr. Charles A. Fagan III, Deputy Assistant Sec-
retary for Economic Development, U.S. Department of Commerce--
Exhibits attached to Mr. Fagan's statement :

A. Public Works Application Review Process..
B. Processing Time, Public Works Project--
C. Processing Time, Approved Business Loans..
D. Business Loan Processing System, 1966–1970----
E. Business Loan Processing System, April 1971 to present--
F. Loans Presently in Processing (33) --
G. Business Loan Processing, with explanation of various

stages
H. Technical Assistance Processing, Flow Chart..
I. Technical Assistance, Purchase Order Actions.-
J. Technical Assistance, Comparison of Contract and Grant

Actions
K. Technical Assistance, Grants, processing time----
L. Technical Assistance, Contract Actions, processing time--
M. Technical Assistance, Contract Actions (excluding pur-

chase orders)--
General Services Administration:
Charts :
1. Average time for GSA and private industry to design and build

a $10 million office building--
2. Project Delivery-
3. MidWest project-$13 million.

4. East coast project_$13 million..
Supplemental information, related to Chart No. 4, East coast project--
Office of Emergency Preparedness :

Miniature and Instrument Precision Ball Bearings, Chronology---
Prepared statement of Hon. G. A. Lincoln, Director, Office of Emer-

gency Preparedness; includes charts and graphs---

Reply to questions submitted by Mr. Cleveland.--
Office of Regional Economic Coordination, Department of Commerce :

Prepared statement of Mr. Fred Eaton, Deputy Director -
Roads:

Chart, 10 basic Federal-Aid highway program requirements (enacted

prior to 1950)

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Roads-Continued

Chart, 23 basic Federal-Aid Highway Program requirements (total

basic requirements as of June, 1971)-Chronology, I-95, Franconia Notch, N.H., with letter dated May 12,

1971, from Mr. R. H. Whitaker, Commissioner, New Hampshire De

partment of Public Works and Highways, to Mr. Cleveland -HEW, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, grant

redtape Houston Post news article relating to Mr. Dingwall's experience with

information Letter, June 18, 1971, from AASHO with supplemental material to Mr.

Burmeister's prepared statement (Re: Advance Acquisition of

Right-of-Way)
Letters, May 13, and May 24, 1971, from Mr. J. A. Legarra, California

State Highway Engineer, to Mr. A. E. Johnson, Executive Director,
American Association of State Highway Officials, re flow charts

attached
Letter dated June 1, 1971, from Mr. J. A. Legarra, California State

Highway Engineer, to Mr. A. E. Johnson, Executive Director, Amer

ican Association of State Highway Officials, re. TOPICS program.Letter, June 18, 1971, from Mr. J. C. Dingwall, Texas Highway Engi

neer, to Chairman Wright, with listing of draft environmental state

ments and negative environmental declarations---
Letter, August 24, 1971, from Mr. Blaine J. Kay, Utah State Highway

Engineer, to Mr. Brent Cameron of the Office of Honorable K. Gunn
McKay, Member of Congress, re lack of response to environmental

statements
Letter, June 29, 1971, from Mr. B. A. Campbell, Commissioner, Alaska

Department of Highways, to Honorable Nick Begich, Member of

Congress, re, inter alia, environmental statements. ----
Letter, June 14, 1971, from Mr. J. R. Coupal, Jr., Director of Highways,

Iowa State Highway Commission, to Mr. F. C. Turner, Federal High-
way Administrator, and Mr. Turner's reply, dated July 6; re environ-

mental impact statements...
Maine flow chart-Summary of the various steps shown, submitted by

Mr. D. H. Stevens, Chairman, Maine State Highway Commission---
Photograph representing paperwork involved in a typical Illinois

Highway project----
Policy and Procedure Memorandum 20-8, January 14, 1969, public

hearings and location approval ; Federal Highway Administration.Policy and Procedure Memorandum 90-1, August 24, 1971, implement

ing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as it relates to
highways -
Prepared statement of Mr. Francis C. Turner, Federal Highway Ad-
ministrator

Appendices to Mr. Turner's statement :
I. Charts 1-A through 1-F on the Federal-Aid Highway Program

process
II. DOT Order 5610.1, 10/7/70, Implementation of section 102(2)

(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, section
4(f) of the DOT Act, and portions of section 16 of the Airport

and Airways Development Act of 1970.------
III. Council on Environmental Quality, Guidelines on Statements,

Federal Register, April 23, 1971..
IV. Instructional Memorandum, 11/24/70,, with appendices, im-

plementing DOT Order 5610.1.

V. Location Litigation, 5/20/71.--
Prepared statement of Mr. W. J. Burmeister, President, American

Association of State Highway Officials.--
Prepared Statement of Mr. J. C. Dingwall, Texas Highway Engineer -
Prepa red statement of Mr. James E. Wilson, Associate Administrator

for Traffic Safety Programs, National Highway Traffic Safety

Administration
Prepared statement of Mr. Ray W. Burgess, Director of Public Works,

Baton Rouge, La---

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