Great Dismal Swamp and Dismal Swamp Canal: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation ..., 92-2, on S. 2441, May 9, 1972

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Page 1 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sum as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this title.
Page 2 - ... (b) the potential alternative beneficial uses of the water and related land resources involved, taking into consideration appropriate uses of the land for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and transportation purposes, and for public services; and (c) the type of Federal program that is feasible and desirable in the public interest to preserve, develop, and make accessible the values set forth in subsection (a), including the consideration of scenic roads or parkways, and that...
Page 3 - An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the appropriate minimum altitude for aircraft flying over national airport system units', approved August 18, 1987 (101 Stat. 674-678; 16 USC la-1 note).".
Page 3 - Forest Service, the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, and the Bureau of Land Management...
Page 1 - ... the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the best and most feasible means of protecting and preserving the Great Dismal Swamp and the Dismal Swamp Canal.
Page 9 - The purpose of the proposed study is to determine "the best and most feasible means of protecting and preserving the ecological, scenic, recreational, historical, and other resource values...
Page 2 - The Advisory Board on National Parks, Historic Sites, Buildings, and Monuments has recommended national seashore status for Oregon Dunes.
Page 2 - Section 3 would authorize the appropriation of such sums as may be necessary for this purpose, to remain available until expended.
Page 4 - A copy will be included in the record of the hearing at the conclusion of my statement.
Page 9 - We note, however, that the bill refers to the "lakeshore," at page 7, line 7. This should be changed to "park" if your committee adopts the House version. The Secretary's Advisory Board on National Parks, Historic Sites, Buildings and Monuments has endorsed the proposal for a Voyageurs National Park in October 1962, March 1963, October 1965, and April 1969. We believe that this area should be authorized as part of the National Park System, as its outstanding natural values make it one of the few...

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