Public Works Appropriations for 1957: Civil Functions: Department of the Army, Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior. Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session

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Page 640 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 468 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to recognize the primary responsibilities of the States and local interests in developing water supplies for domestic, municipal, industrial, and other purposes and that the Federal Government should participate and cooperate with States and local interests In developing such water supplies in connection with the construction, maintenance, and operation of Federal navigation, flood control, irrigation, or multiple purpose projects.
Page 371 - JUSTIFICATION The Tensas Basin project is comprised of two separable units, namely, Boeuf and Tensas Rivers, etc., and the Red River backwater area. The Boeuf and Tensas Rivers, etc., is an important unit in the overall plan for flood control in the Tensas Basin. This unit, when completed, will benefit about 733,000 acres of which 540,600 acres lie in the flood plain and 192,400 acres adjacent thereto.
Page 469 - State or local interests shall agree to pay for the cost of such provisions on the basis that all authorized purposes served by the project shall share equitably in the benefits of multiple purpose construction as determined by the Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of the Interior as the case may be...
Page 629 - Local interests are required to provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the projects, hold and save the United States free from damages due to construction of the works, and maintain and operate all the works after completion.
Page 584 - That the Secretary of War is authorized to make contracts with States, municipalities, private concerns, or individuals, at such prices and on such terms as he may deem reasonable, for domestic and industrial uses for surplus water that may be available at any reservoir under the control of the War Department: Provided, That no contracts for such water shall adversely affect then existing lawful uses of such water.
Page 397 - ... upon the transmission of power, but would have power near their project. That, of course, as you know, was recommended as the beginning of the Ice Harbor project of the Army engineers as an alternative solution for the supply picture there. Now, you pointed out that there may be another alternative. I do not want to be in the position of saying that this is the only thing that can be done.
Page 322 - Justification. — This project, when completed, in combination with and upon completion of the authorized work in the Preston, the North Alexander, the Miller Pond, and the East Cape Girardeau and Clear Creek districts, will provide protection to 51,500 acres of highly productive agricultural lands, and upon completion of all track raises (relocations) now under contract will allow uninterrupted operation of the Missouri Pacific Railroad between East St. Louis, 111., and Gale, 111.
Page 129 - Creek anchorages, at a cost of $3,715,00!); and channel 28 feet deep from Allegheny Avenue to Delair Bridge, thence 25 feet deep to Trenton, including auxiliary channels and turning basins, at a cost of $5,190,000. The total cost of completed work is $35,858,000.
Page 584 - Army is authorized to make contracts with States, municipalities, private concerns, or individuals for domestic and industrial uses for surplus water that may be available at Corps of Engineers

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