Set-back Levees on the Mississippi River: Hearings... on H.R. 7349...

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Page 1 - Numbered 391, approved May 15, 1928 (45 Stat. 534), Seventieth Congress, entitled "An Act for the control of floods on the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and for other purposes...
Page 1 - ... levees; maintenance includes normally such matters as cutting grass, removal of weeds, local drainage and minor repairs of main river levees; (b) agree to accept land turned over to them under the provisions of section...
Page 1 - ... shall be expended on the construction of any item of the project until the States or levee districts have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) maintain all flood-control works after their completion, except controlling and regulating spillway structures, including special relief levees; maintenance includes normally such matters as cutting grass, removal of weeds, local drainage, and minor repairs of main river levees...
Page 1 - Except when authorized by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL, Washington., DC The committee met at 10.30 am, Hon.
Page 206 - District is composed of the parishes of East Carroll, Madison, Tensas, and Concordia.
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the first paragraph of section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 35 - ENGINEER OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mr. JACOBS. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: The levee boards and the board of State engineers of Louisiana are very much impressed with the statements made here by General Brown and General Ferguson on the development of the problems of flood control and the execution of the adopted plan, insofar as it affects Louisiana, at the recent hearings...
Page 204 - ... accountability, it would transfer the responsibility for the administration of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act from its Board of Directors appointed by the President for that purpose to the General Accounting Office in Washington. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon. (Whereupon the committee recessed until 3 pm of the same day.) AFTER RECESS (The committee reassembled at 3 pm, pursuant to recess.) The CHAIRMAN. The committee will please be in order. I believe...
Page 12 - ... is worthy of your consideration. I am not asking for an increase in the appropriation. It is just a matter of getting the most for the money that you are going to spend. I thank you, gentlemen. Mr. WOODRUM. Thank you, Mr. McClellan. THURSDAY MAY 6, 1937. RELIEF APPROPRIATION Mr. WOODRUM. Mr. Lasser, if you desire to make a statement, we will be very glad to year you at this time. STATEMENT OF DAVID IASSER, REPRESENTING THE WORKERS' ALLIANCE OF AMERICA Mr. LASSER. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of...

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