Including Cumberland River Basin in T.V.A.: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session on S. 1539, a Bill to Amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933, June 18,19,25, and July 2, 1941

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Halaman 78 - Authority— a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise. It should be charged with the broadest duty of planning for the proper use, conservation and development of the natural resources of the Tennessee River drainage basin and its adjoining territory for the general social and economic welfare of the nation.
Halaman 78 - Congress assembled, .That for the purpose of maintaining and operating the properties now owned by the United States in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, in the interest of the national defense and for agricultural and industrial development, and to improve navigation in the Tennessee River and to control the destructive flood waters in the Tennessee River and Mississippi River Basins...
Halaman 78 - To Improve the navigability and to provide for the flood control of the Tennessee River; to provide for reforestation and the proper use of marginal lands In the Tennessee Valley; to provide for the agricultural and industrial development of said valley; to provide for the national defense by the creation of a corporation for the operation of Government properties at and near Muscle Shoals In the State of Alabama, and for other purposes.
Halaman 53 - Subject to the joint action of the Vice President of the United States and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the jurisdiction and control including the care and maintenance of the legislative garage.
Halaman 97 - UNITED STATES SENATE, SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY, Washington, D, C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 10:30 am, in the committee room, 324 Senate Office Building, Senator George W.
Halaman 78 - President shall, from time to time, as the work provided for in the preceding section progresses, recommend to Congress such legislation as he deems proper to carry out the general purposes stated in said section, and for the especial purpose of bringing about in said Tennessee drainage basin and adjoining territory in conformity with said general purposes...
Halaman 78 - Congress and to the several States in guiding and controlling the extent, sequence, and nature of development that may be equitably and economically advanced through the expenditure of public funds, or through the guidance or control of public authority, all for the general purpose of fostering an orderly and proper physical, economic, and social development...
Halaman 78 - That the board is hereby authorized and directed to make studies, experiments, and determinations to promote the wider and better use of electric power for agricultural and domestic use, or for small or local industries, and it may cooperate with State governments, or their subdivisions or agencies, with educational or research institutions, and with cooperatives or other organizations, in the application of electric power to the fuller and better balanced development of the resources of the region.
Halaman 78 - ... purpose of bringing about in said Tennessee drainage basin and adjoining territory in conformity with said general purposes (1) the maximum amount of flood control; (2) the maximum development of said Tennessee River for navigation purposes; (3) the maximum generation of electric power consistent with flood control and navigation; (4) the proper use of marginal lands; (5) the proper method of reforestation of all lands in said drainage basin suitable for reforestation; and (6) the economic and...
Halaman 3 - Hon. ELLISON D. SMITH, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate. DEAR SENATOR SMITH : This is in reply to your letter of April 9 requesting a report on S.

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