Water Resources Policy Issues: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Water Resources of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session ....
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981
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Página 253 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Página 152 - The decision as to whether a permit will be issued must rest on an evaluation of all relevant factors, including the effect of the proposed work on navigation, fish and wildlife, conservation, pollution, aesthetics, ecology, and the general public interest.
Página 423 - ... of the States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin and thereafter shall enter into force and become effective and binding as to any other of said states when enacted by the legislature thereof. B. The Province of Ontario...
Página 54 - River, (2) be used solely for control and regulation and no power facilities shall be established, installed or operated thereat, and (3) be operated at all times by the Bureau of Reclamation of the Department of the Interior in strict compliance with the Rio Grande Compact as administered by the Rio Grande Compact Commission.
Página 204 - OF ENGINEERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER RESOURCES COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS UNITED STATES SENATE...
Página 256 - All improvements effected by the funds of the nation for general use should be open to the enjoyment of all our fellow citizens, exempt from the payment of tolls, or any" imposition of that character...
Página 67 - That no contract with an irrigation district under this act shall be binding on the United States until the proceedings on the part of the district for the authorization of the execution of the contract with the United States shall have been confirmed by decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, or pending appellate action if ground for appeal be laid.
Página 77 - The interest rate used for purposes of computing interest during construction and interest on the unpaid balance shall be determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, as of the beginning of the fiscal year in which construction is initiated, on the basis of the computed average interest rate payable by the treasury on its outstanding marketable public obligations, which are neither due nor callable for redemption for fifteen years from date of issue.
Página 152 - ... recommendations of the Service, it is the responsibility of the Federal agency to determine whether to proceed with the activity or program as planned in light of its section 7 obligations. Where the consultation process has been consolidated with interagency cooperation required by other statutes such as the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 USC 661 et seq.) or the National Environmental Policy Act (42 USC 4321 et seq.), the final biological opinion and recommendations of the Service shall...
Página 521 - California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Bureau of Public Roads contributed an estimated $280,000.00 in the form of engineering personnel, instrumentation, photography, and certain supplies and equipment. Six members of the Automobile Manufacturers Association and one independent truck corporation loaned new vehicles for use on the test.