Recreation User Fees: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Reserved Water, and Resource Conservation of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, on the Recreation Fees Authorized in the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as Amended, June 27, 1985, Volume 4
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Public Lands, Reserved Water, and Resource Conservation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - 287 pages
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Page 26 - ... to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Page 225 - Any claim based upon an act or omission of an employee of the Government, exercising due care, in the execution of a statute or regulation, whether or not such statute or regulation be valid, or based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a federal agency or an employee of the Government, whether or not the discretion involved be abused.
Page 124 - Disregarding for the moment the question of moral purpose, it is safe to say that the prosperity of our people depends directly on the energy and intelligence with which our natural resources are used. It is equally clear that these resources are the final basis of national power and perpetuity.
Page 111 - At the federal level, such ongoing funds might be available for land and water managing agencies, such as the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the US Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and even TVA and the Corps of Engineers.
Page 221 - where a service (or privilege) provides special benefits to an identifiable recipient above and beyond those which accrue to the public at large, a charge snould be imposed to recover the full cost to the Federal Government of rendering that service.
Page 15 - Agriculture and the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior.
Page 75 - ... centers, scenic drives, toilet facilities, picnic tables, or boat ramps; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, that a fee shall be charged for boat launching facilities only where specialized facilities or services such as mechanical or hydraulic boat lifts or facilities are provided: AND PROVIDED FURTHER, that in no event shall there be a charge for the use of any campground not having the following: tent or trailer spaces, drinking water, access road, refuse containers, toilet facilities, personal collection...
Page 197 - Ihe publications of the Park Practice Program does not reflect an endorsement by the agencies sponsoring Ihe program or by the editors.
Page 145 - Interior issuing such permits in accordance with the following criteria: (1) The direct and indirect cost to the Government; (2) The benefit to the recipient; (3) The public policy or interest served; (4) The comparable recreation fees charged by other Federal and non-Federal public agencies within the service area of the management unit at which the fee is charged; (5) The economic and administrative feasibility of fee collection; and (6) Other pertinent factors.