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This Act integrates employment, training and related services to reduce joblessness in Indian communities and
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF MAJOR ISSUES PERTAINING TO
RECLAMATION AND POWER ISSUES
This act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to develop irrigation and hydropower projects in 17 Western States.
This Act provided Federal aid to irrigation projects and turned millions of acres of arid Federal lands to the States for reclamation and settlement. By the turn of the century, irrigation projects constituted a major effort in the settlement of the state and the development of its agricultural resources.
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71" - 80th Congress (1929-1948) CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS
TAYLOR GRAZING ACT
Act of June 28, 1934.
(48 Stat. 1269)
An Act to establish Civilian Conservation Corps, and for other purposes.
An Act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement, and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes.
The Act was to put 500,000 unemployed youths to work in forests, parks and range lands. The Departments of Interior and Agriculture would be responsible for work projects and provide the personnel to manage them.
This Act establishes grazing districts and uses a permitting system to manage livestock grazing in the districts. The Act