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Water-power Development and use of public lands.

United States. Congress. House

Water-power Development and use of public lands.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands,
  • Water use

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWater-power development and use of public lands
    SeriesH.rp.16
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16123015M

    The FPA requires the Commission to evaluate cases and determine whether the project is “best adapted to a comprehensive plan for improving or developing a waterway or waterways for the use or benefit of interstate or foreign commerce, for the improvement and utilization of water-power development, for the adequate protection, mitigation, and. Authorizing the use of federal funds from public land sales to pay for irrigation and land development projects Gifford Pinchot Head of the US Forest Service, believed that trained experts in forestry and resource management should apply the same scientific standards to the landscape that others applied to industry; controlled lumbering on.

    The Dawn of Innovation, tells the familiar story of Eli Whitney and his “mass” production of muskets, debunking some of its myths. But, new to most history buffs, and perhaps a better example of how the industrial revolution transformed American society, is the /5. development of irrigation projects in the west as well as the establish-ment of vast reserves of forest and mineral lands and of water power. Two of the most significant chapters of the book are "The effect of the land policies on agriculture," and "the public land policies re-viewed and criticized." In the former the author shows how for a.

    2 See Minority Report from Committee on Public Lands, February 2, I9I5, accompanying H. R. iReport , Part d Congress, 3d Session. 'See recent memorial to the Congress by Colorado State Legislature against H. R. i, the Public Domain Water-Power Leasing Bill, proposed by the Secretary of the Interior. Railroad Rate Regulation. Agency heads must use their authorities to lease their lands or permit use of their lands for shooting ranges, and designate specific lands for recreational shooting activities. Agency heads who have authority to manage federal public land on which recreational fishing, hunting, or shooting occur must submit biennial reports on any such land.


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