Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Amendments: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session ...

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Página 133 - States shall assist by loan, grant, license, or otherwise in the construction of any water resources project that would have a direct and adverse effect on the values for which such river was established, as determined by the Secretary charged with its administration.
Página 147 - Environmental Impact of the Cross-Florida Barge Canal With Special Emphasis on the Oklawaha Regional Ecosystem".
Página 47 - Nothing contained in the foregoing sentence, however, shall preclude licensing of, or assistance to, developments below or above a potential wild, scenic or recreational river area or on any stream tributary thereto which will not invade the area or diminish the scenic, recreational, and fish and wildlife...
Página 12 - The country through which it flows is beautiful ; the groves are so dispersed in the prairies that it makes a noble prospect ; and the fruit of the trees shows a fertile soil. These groves are full of walnut, oak, and other trees unknown to us in Europe. We saw neither game nor fish, but roebuck and buffaloes in great numbers.
Página 6 - The total cost of the project if it were completed would be about $180 million. About $50 million has already been committed to construction. I am asking the Secretary of the Army to work with the Council on Environmental Quality in developing recommendations for the future of the area.
Página 40 - (1) Wild river areas.— Those rivers or sections of rivers that are free of impoundments and generally inaccessible except by trail, with watersheds or shorelines essentially primitive and waters unpolluted. These represent vestiges of primitive America.
Página 76 - THE WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act...
Página 62 - Study river means a river and the adjacent area within one quarter mile of the banks of the river which is designated for study as a potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System pursuant to section 5(a) of the Act.
Página 51 - Congress declares that the established national policy of dam and other construction at appropriate sections of the rivers of the United States needs to be complemented by a policy that would preserve other selected rivers or sections thereof in their freeflowing condition to protect the water quality of such rivers and to fulfill other vital national conservation purposes.
Página 147 - This contribution is directed by the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Department of the Interior and supervised by the services and bureaus of each department.