Rivers and Harbors, Flood Control: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 12080, a Bill Authorizing the Construction, Repair, and Preservation of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Navigation, Flood Control, and for Other Purposes, and Miscellaneous Related Bills. July 16, 17, and 18, 1956

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第 34 頁 - PL 99 is under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers.
第 93 頁 - Budget to advise you that there would be no objection to the submission of the report to the Congress.
第 208 頁 - December 6, 1941, and prior reports, with a view to determining if it is advisable to modify the existing project in any way at this time.
第 43 頁 - ... if the benefits to whomsoever they may accrue are in excess of the estimated costs, and if the lives and social security of people are otherwise adversely affected.
第 7 頁 - MISSISSIPPI RIVER The project for flood control and improvement of the lower Mississippi River adopted by the Act approved May 15, 1928, as amended by subsequent Acts, is hereby modified and expanded to include the following...
第 211 頁 - Avenue to the navigation turning basin ; all generally in accordance with the plans of the district engineer, and with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
第 324 頁 - States to assist in the construction, but not the maintenance, of works for the improvement and protection against erosion by waves and currents...
第 11 頁 - In addition to previous authorizations there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $200,000,000 for the partial accomplishment of the works to be undertaken under said expanded plans by the Corps of Engineers.
第 3 頁 - That there is hereby authorized a comprehensive project to provide for control and progressive eradication of the water hyacinth, alligator weed, and other obnoxious aquatic plant growths from the navigable waters, tributary streams, connecting channels, and other allied waters...
第 43 頁 - It is hereby recognized that destructive floods upon the rivers of the United States, upsetting orderly processes and causing loss of life and property, including the erosion of lands, and impairing and obstructing navigation, highways, railroads, and other channels of commerce between the States, constitute a menace to national welfare...