National Wilderness Preservation Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 4, a Bill to Establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the Permanent Good of the Whole People, and for Other Purposes, February 28 and March 1, 1963

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963 - 276 pages
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Page 1 - EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1946, AS AMENDED, WITH RELATED LAWS (60 Stat. 23) [PUBLIC LAW 304— 79TH CONGRESS] AN ACT To declare a national policy on employment, production, and purchasing power, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE SECTION 1 . This Act may be cited as the "Employment Act of 1946".
Page 2 - ... of sufficient size as to make practicable its preservation and use in an unimpaired condition; and (4) may also contain ecological, geological, or other features of scientific, educational, scenic, or historical value.
Page 118 - ... harmonious and coordinated management of the various resources, each with the other, without impairment of the productivity of the land, with consideration being given to the relative values of the various resources, and not necessarily the combination of uses that will give the greatest dollar return or the greatest unit output. (b) "Sustained yield of the several products and services...
Page 100 - McGee, for example, who defined the new policy as the use of the natural resources for the greatest good of the greatest number for the longest time.
Page 94 - And any mineral lands in any forest reservation which have been or which may be shown to be such, and subject to entry under the existing mining laws of the United States and the rules and regulations applying thereto, shall continue to be subject to such location and entry, notwithstanding any provisions herein contained.
Page 20 - Nothing in this Act shall constitute an express or implied claim or denial on the part of the Federal Government as to exemption from State water laws.
Page 3 - An Act To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat.
Page 2 - ... generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable; (2) has outstanding opportunities for solitude or a primitive and unconfined type of recreation...
Page 2 - 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.

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