Flood Control - Rivers and Harbors. Hearings ... on H.R. 5472 ... July 12-15, 19-22, 25-26, 1949

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Page 3 - That the following works of improvement of rivers and harbors and other waterways for navigation, flood control, and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers, in accordance with the plans and subject to the conditions recommended by the Chief of Engineers in the respective reports...
Page 6 - Provided further, That the Government shall not be deemed to haVe entered upon any project for the improvement of any waterway or harbor mentioned in this Act until the project for the proposed work shall have been adopted by law...
Page 303 - ... all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 562 - Mascaras, and various nonstructural measures, all generally in accordance with the plan of the District Engineer and with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 309 - International Association of Machinists; International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders and Helpers of America; International Brotherhood of Blacksmiths, Drop Forgers and Helpers; Sheet Metal Workers...
Page 9 - The projects for flood protection on the Mississippi River at St. Paul and South St. Paul, Minnesota, are hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 223, 85th Congress, at an estimated cost of $5,705,500.
Page 26 - Now, I want to ask you if it is not a fact that the safety of a hedge depends upon a parity being maintained between the future price and the spot price ? Mr.
Page 13 - In addition to previous authorizations there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $200,000,000 for the partial accomplishment of the works to be undertaken under said expanded plans by the Corps of Engineers.
Page 104 - Avenue to the navigation turning basin ; all generally in accordance with the plans of the district engineer, and with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 303 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each ; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...

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