Energy and Water Development Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1986: Nondepartmental witnesses

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Page 1866 - Authority — a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise. It should be charged with the broadest duty of planning for the proper use, conservation, and development of the natural resources of the Tennessee River drainage basin and its adjoining territory for the general social and economic welfare of the Nation.
Page 2202 - That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission...
Page 2009 - Oklahoma. It is my privilege to present this statement on behalf of the Oklahoma Members of...
Page 1595 - COLORADO RIVER STORAGE PROJECT AND PARTICIPATING PROJECTS The Colorado River Storage Project Act which became law in 1956 authorized a carefully planned and farsighted program for the development and use of waters of the Upper Colorado River Basin. To carry this program forward the President has recommended that...
Page 2485 - ... demonstrates to the satisfaction of the State that this is a wise expenditure of taxpayers funds. 2. An environmental impact statement, as required by Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act, is completed and available to the State for final evaluation as to the environmental effects of the Canal. WHEREAS, restudy documents...
Page 2027 - Commission to coordinate the planning and construction of the required flood control facilities to protect the State. Since that time, local expenditures for flood control have exceeded $730,000,000. This amount adjusted to 1979 dollars represents expenditures in excess of $5.3 Billion. Nearly one-half of the potential flooded area of the Lower Mississippi River Valley lies in Louisiana. Local expenditures for flood control have increased with the growth of the valley. This record not only meets,...
Page 2326 - LOCAL SUPPORT: Following the floods which occurred in January and February 1969, the Fresno area was declared a part of California's disaster area. With the realization that millions of dollars in flood damages could have been prevented and that a recurrence of such floods would be even more devastating, a public hearing on the subject of needed flood control works was held on February 28, 1969.
Page 2156 - Galveston shortly after the 1900 Hurricane. The Galveston seawall has now been extended in length to approximately 10 miles protecting the most populated part of the City of Galveston. In 1962 (some 14 years after the first local bond issue was passed), construction began on the seawall protecting the cities of Texas City and La Marque from the ravages of hurricanes and high tides of Galveston Bay. In addition, flood control projects have been initiated to prevent flooding along Highland Bayou in...
Page 2029 - Development of the House and Senate for allowing us to present this Brief on the needs of the State. Without reservation, practically every single project in Louisiana, which has been made possible through actions of these Committees, has shown a return in benefits many times in excess of that contemplated by the authorizing investigation.
Page 2190 - Our firm are .attorneys for the North Texas Municipal Water District. The North Texas Municipal Water District was created by the Legislature of Texas in 1951 to serve 10 member cities : Farmersville, Princeton, McKinney, Piano, Wylie, Rockwall, Royse City, Garland, Mesquite, and Forney, and other cities.