Public Works for Water, Pollution Control, and Power Development and Atomic Energy Commission Appropriation Bill: 1971, Hearings ... 91st Congress, 2d Session
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59. lappuse - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I would like to associate myself with the remarks of the...
671. lappuse - It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States that certain selected rivers of the Nation which, with their immediate environments, possess outstandingly remarkable scenic recreational, geologic fish and wildlife, historic, cultural or other similar values, shall be preserved in free-flowing condition, and that they and their immediate environments shall be protected for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.
684. lappuse - Water Resources Planning Act". STATEMENT OF POLICY SEC. 2. In order to meet the rapidly expanding demands for water throughout the Nation, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to encourage the conservation, development, and utilization of water and related land resources of the United States on a comprehensive and coordinated basis by the Federal Government, States, localities, and private enterprise with the cooperation of all affected Federal agencies, States, local governments,...
514. lappuse - Subcommittee, the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Bonneville Power Administration, all administer programs that are critical to the Columbia River Basin.
6. lappuse - This key project should be moved along with all dispatch. Funds for general investigations, and advance engineering and design, are as Important as funds for construction, for without adequate appropriations in those classifications a realistic and beneficial public works program cannot be perpetuated.
6. lappuse - Subcommittee shares our awareness of the importance of this project, but we do not request funds to initiate construction at the present time since local problems have not yet been resolved. Inasmuch as the project spans a distance of 350 miles, problems of rights-of-way and...
44. lappuse - This amount adjusted to 1979 dollars represents expenditures in excess of $5.3 billion. Nearly one-half of the potential flooded area of the Lower Mississippi River Valley lies in Louisiana. Local expenditures for flood control have increased with the growth of the valley. This record not only meets, but exceeds any National Water Policy local participation requirements ever put into practice.
578. lappuse - Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I wish to express my appreciation for the opportunity you have given me to appear before you in support of II.
402. lappuse - The projections to 1975 of the recent trend in public expenditures for ;ill nourail transport facilities and equipment if carried out will serve to accelerate the trends toward overexpansion of transport capacity, lower utilization of equipment and excessive social investment. This in turn will tend to increase inefficiency and waste and perhaps prevent adequate transport capability between major industrial centers in time of national emergency. The railroads, unable to adjust expenses to declining...