Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government: Water Resources and Power Report : Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, November 21 and 22, 1955, Partes 7-9
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Página 1388 - Congress to recognize, preserve, and protect the primary responsibilities and rights of the States in preventing and controlling water pollution...
Página 1597 - It is hereby ordained and declared, by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact, between the original States and the people and States in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Página 1597 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Página 1522 - The Joint Executive Committee for the Improvement and Development of the Philadelphia Port Area...
Página 1613 - Prompted by these actual observations, I could not help taking a more contemplative and extensive view of the vast inland navigation of these United States, and could not but be struck with the immense diffusion and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence which has dealt His favors to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may have wisdom enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented until I have explored the western country and traversed those lines (or great part of...
Página 1291 - Adjustment a notice of appeal specifying the grounds thereof. The officer from whom the appeal is taken shall forthwith transmit to the Board all the papers constituting the record upon which the action appealed from was taken.
Página 1362 - to lay and collect taxes, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States...
Página 1613 - Their patriotism would certainly prefer its continuance and application to the great purposes of the public education, roads, rivers, canals, and such other objects of public improvement as it may be thought proper to add to the constitutional enumeration of Federal powers.
Página 1364 - The high contracting parties agree that the navigation of all navigable boundary waters shall forever continue free and open for the purposes of commerce to the inhabitants and to the ships, vessels, and boats of both countries equally...
Página 1291 - The chairman, or in his absence, the acting chairman, may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. All meetings of the board shall be open to the public. The board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon...