Interior Department Appropriation Bill for 1950: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session ...

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Page 53 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 806 - First, for river regulation, improvement of navigation, and flood control ; second, for irrigation and domestic uses and satisfaction of present perfected rights in pursuance of Article VIII of said Colorado River compact ; and third, for power.
Page 668 - In WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement as of the day and year first above written: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA By (Contracting Officer) By (Name of Company) (Title) (d) Limitations.
Page 530 - Interior* under said plans shall be governed by the Federal Reclamation Laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto...
Page 680 - Contractor was then of said corporation ; that said contract was duly signed for and on behalf of said corporation by authority of its governing body and is within the scope of its corporate powers.
Page 515 - The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to make investigation and public reports of the feasibility of projects for irrigation, generation of electric power, and other purposes in the States of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming for the purpose of making such information available to said "States and to the Congress, and of formulating a comprehensive scheme of control and the improvement and utilization of the water of the Colorado River and its tributaries.
Page 881 - Power shall be sold at the lowest possible rates consistent with sound business principles (Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933; Bonneville Act of 1937; Fort . Peck Act of 1938; Flood Control Act of 1944).
Page 515 - ... are authorized to be appropriated only for the continuation and extension, under the direction of the Secretary, of studies and investigations by the Bureau of Reclamation for the formulation of a comprehensive plan for the utilization of waters of the Colorado River system for irrigation, electrical power, and other purposes, in the States of the upper division and the States of the lower division, including studies of quantity and quality of water and all other relevant factors.
Page 849 - Statement of policy. The committee desires to reemphasize its statement in former reports on the bill, that the reclaiming of arid lands by the construction of reclamation projects is and always has been the primary purpose of the reclamation laws. Development of hydroelectric power is incidental to irrigation and is made as a means of financially aiding and assisting such undertakings. This policy should not be departed from without specific legislation by the Congress.
Page 447 - Committee by providing a means through which the field representatives of the participating Federal agencies may effectively interchange information and coordinate their activities among themselves and with those of the States in the preparation of reports and in the planning and execution of works for the control and use of the waters in the Missouri River, and Columbia River Basins.

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