National Wilderness Preservation Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 4028, a Bill to Establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the Permanent Good of the Whole People, and for Other Purposes ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1958 - 1060 pages
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Page 5 - One of the original members shall be appointed for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of...
Page 1 - ... wilderness areas", and these shall be administered for the use and enjoyment of the American people in such manner as will leave them unimpaired for future use and enjoyment as wilderness, and so as to provide for the protection of these areas, the preservation of their wilderness character, and for the gathering and dissemination of information regarding their use and enjoyment as wilderness ; and no Federal lands shall be designated as "wilderness areas" except as provided for in this Act or...
Page 91 - March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and which may be continued; and he may make such rules and regulations and establish such service as will insure the objects of such reservations, namely, to regulate their occupancy and use and to preserve the forests thereon from destruction...
Page 98 - A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.
Page 35 - In the administration of the forest reserves it must be clearly borne in mind that all land is to be devoted to its most productive use for the permanent good of the whole people, and not for the temporary benefit of individuals or companies.
Page 1 - Congress to secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness.
Page 3 - An Act To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat.
Page 154 - AN ACT To establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the permanent good of the whole people, and for other purposes.
Page 5 - ... works, power projects, transmission lines, and other facilities needed in the public interest, including the road construction and maintenance essential to development and use thereof, upon his determination that such use or uses in the specific area will better serve the interests of the United States and the people thereof than will its denial...