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Bureau of Reclamation

Bureau of Reclamation

federal interests not adequately protected in land-use agreements : report to congressional requesters

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Published by The Office, U.S. General Accounting Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877)] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Bureau of Reclamation,
  • Land use -- Government policy -- Arizona -- Scottsdale,
  • Recreation areas -- Government policy -- Arizona -- Scottsdale

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFederal interests not adequately protected in land-use agreements
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681575M

    I found more titles than these ten—but I want to save some for another occasion. Thirty-two years ago, the failure of the Teton Dam changed how the nation managed, inspected, and invested in dams. The decision to build a dam is not a technical decision or an engineering decision or an economic decision. Beard served as Commissioner of the U. The mayor of Los Angeles, for example, has recently made a decision to try to reduce imports of water over a year period of time—to solve Los Angeles' water problems in Los Angeles as opposed to going to the Colorado River or to Northern California.

    Lambert, University of Virginia, and Terrence P. It is a requirement that the amount of water made available for reclamation be over and above the design supply of a given distributary, and special reclamation outlets can be given from a distributary only on the basis that its tail will not suffer. I wanted to make it a leader in solving water problems in the West. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.

    We deliver water that costs a dollar to develop and we sell it for pennies, and all that does is promote excessive use and causes us to waste and misallocate billions of gallons of water. The authorization came only after a hard-fought debate about the pros and cons of public power versus private power. The Council is administered jointly by both Academies and the Institute of Medicine. Even the failure of Teton Dam as it filled for the first time did not diminish Reclamation's strong international reputation in water development circles. The taxpayers built dams and provided them subsidized water, and they were grateful recipients of a federal program. I wanted to make it a leader in solving water problems in the West.


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Bureau of Reclamation book

In Congress authorized the Boulder Canyon Hoover Dam Project, and large appropriations began, for the first time, to flow to Reclamation from the general funds of the United States.

Water was first made available May 22, All of our GPO office mates agree: this comic has got to be the most fun Federal government document to date.

The Lost River and Shortnose suckers were listed as endangered in Scott, Gregg A. DecemberBrit Storey. The Institute acts under the responsibility given to the National Academy of Sciences by its congressional charter to be an adviser to the federal government and, upon its own initiative, to identify issues of medical care, research, and education.

David Leland Hyde has been named on the masthead as a Contributing Editor. Accessed August 24, In more recent times, the Klamath Project has been the focus of nationwide controversy.

The National Academy of Engineering was established inunder the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, as a parallel organization of outstanding engineers. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Strausand Floyd Dominywith the latter two being public-power boosters who ran the Bureau during its heyday. However, I think the title missed the mark. Submit the completed form as indicated at the bottom of page 5. So eliminating sod and changing our approach to the kind of yards we have is a terribly important action.

She was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 16, Controversies over water management since have involved the entire river. And the short answer is: They're doing it because they have the political connections and the political power to be able to do it.

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During the second half of Brand: Progressive Management. From the Bureau of Reclamation: The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources have scheduled a negotiation session with seven Cross Valley Contractors on long-term conveyance contracts for the delivery of federal Central Valley .