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Prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia basin project.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

Prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia basin project.

Hearing, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, on S. 2904, a bill to amend the Act approved May 27, 1937 (ch. 269, 50 Stat. 208). November 27, 1942

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reclamation of land -- Columbia River Valley,
  • Irrigation -- Columbia River Valley

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesColumbia basin project
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15253911M
    LC Control Number43004286

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . All of this drove the construction of Grand Coulee Dam and the Columbia Basin Project. Settlers who came to the arid Columbia Basin in the s and s dreamed of irrigation. 7 The Columbia Basin Project is the result of many overlapping and diverse visions, all aiming toward that end, which emerged from the late-nineteenth century through the present.

      Today, the Columbia Basin Project is the largest water reclamation project in the United States, providing irrigation water to , acres and generating 6, megawatts of hydropower. Agriculture flourishes because of the abundance of water, fertile soils, sunshine and the day growing season. Grand Coulee Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation water. Constructed between and , Grand Coulee originally had only two powerhouses. The third powerhouse, completed in to increase energy production, makes Grand Coulee the .

    As the Tri-Cities looked to the future, they gave new attention to the Columbia River. The construction of Hanford during the s and s had impinged upon plans for the nearby lands and river which, in New-Deal plans for the Columbia Basin Project, had been earmarked for development through irrigation and hydroelectricity.   However, the Bureau of Reclamation arrived anyway, five years before the water, and established a district office there of the Columbia Basin Project. It helped make the modern town. Mayor Victor Bjorkland of Ephrata, a town just up the road to the North, summed up the optimism people felt in


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Prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia basin project by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

The term "federal reclamation laws" shall mean the act of congress of J (32 Stat. ) and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto including the act of congress entitled "An Act to amend the Act approved (Ch. 50 Stat. ), by providing substitute and additional authority for the prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia Basin project.

Get this from a library. Prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia Basin Project: hearing before the Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, on S.

a bill to amend the act approved (ch. 50 Stat. ), by providing substitute and additional authority for the prevention of speculation in lands. Get this from a library. Speculation in lands of the Columbia River Basin Project: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, on S.

a bill to amend the act approved (ch. 50 Stat. ), by providing substitute and additional authority for the prevention of speculation. The authorizing legislation, the Columbia Basin Project Act, replaced the Anti-Speculation Act ofwhich President Roosevelt had sought as a means of guaranteeing that people who settled in central Washington to take advantage of the irrigation water and power from Grand Coulee Dam would not be subject to inflated prices from land speculation.

The Columbia Basin Project (or CBP) in Central Washington, United States, is the irrigation network that the Grand Coulee Dam makes possible. It is the largest water reclamation project in the United States, supplying irrigation water to overacres (2, km 2) of the 1, acres (4, km 2) large project area, all of which was originally intended to be supplied and.

Columbia Basin Project. The Columbia Basin Project serves aboutacres in east central Washington. The main facilities of the project include Grand Coulee Dam, Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, three power plants, four switchyards, and a pump-generating y irrigation facilities include the Feeder Canal, Banks Lake, the Main, West, East.

The Columbia Basin Project is an immense irrigation development in central Washington state that provides water from the Columbia River to aboutacres (, hectares) on the Columbia project is in the Big Bend area of the river, which includes the cities of Ephrata, Quincy, Moses Lake, and Othello.

Contact. Cory Stolsig () [email protected] Bureau of Reclamation Ephrata Field Office 32 C Street NW Ephrata, WA Interactive Project Map Use the buttons below to show & hide the various aspects of the Columbia Basin Project.

• CBP Undeveloped Land • Odessa Subarea Special Study Area • Currently Irrigated Lands • Quincy Irrigation District • East Columbia Basin Irrigation District • South Columbia Basin Irrigation District • Major Canals. The Columbia Basin Project Act: hearings before the Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to prevent speculation in lands in the Columbia basin prospectively irrigable by reason of the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam project and to.

Lands irrigated in the ECBID are located in Adams and Grant counties, serving overacres of land within the Columbia Basin Project. ECBID Board of Directors Meeting Minutes.

March Minutes April Minutes May Minutes September Minutes. CROP TYPE ECBID Value; Fruit Farming: million. Amendments. —Subsec. (a). Pub. 87– struck out provisions stating as a purpose of this section the prevention of speculation in project lands, and deleted from among the duties of the Secretary, those to establish town sites on such lands, and to disseminate information by appropriate means and methods.

Subsec. (b). Pub. 87– authorized farm units which are. An Act To amend the Act approved (ch.50 Stat. ), by providing substitute and additional authority for the prevention of speculation in lands of the Columbia Basin project, and substitute and additional authority related to the settlement and development of the project, and for other purposes.

Columbia Basin Project, Farm Unit Maps, East Irrigation District, Bureau of Reclamation - Managing water and power in the West. The Dam was built and the Reclamation Project has now reached the stage where water will in be delivered to the arid lands of the great Columbia Basin Project.

A few names have been mentioned in this short article. It must be understood that the persons named are not the only ones who took an active part in the promotion of this great project.

The Act replaced the Anti-Speculation Act ofwhich President Roosevelt had sought as a means of guaranteeing people who settled in central Washington to take advantage of the irrigation and the power from Grand Coulee Dam would not be subject to inflated prices from land speculation.

The Columbia Basin Project Act required the Bureau of. COLUMBIA BASIN 5% public lands. Beginning at Condon; north on State Hwy 19 to Oregon-Washington state line at Arlington; northeast on state line to State Hwy 11; southwest on Hwy 11 to Pendleton; southwest on US Hwy to State Hwy 74; southwest on Hwy 74 to Heppner; southwest on State Hwy to State Hwy ; west on Hwy to Condon, point of beginning.

The Columbia Basin Project Act: hearings before the Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to prevent speculation in lands in the Columbia Basin prospectively irrigable by reason of the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam Project and to aid actual.

EPA and the Columbia River Toxics Reduction Working Group have issued a call to action for governments, nonprofits, industries, and citizens to help reduce toxics in the Columbia River basin. The Columbia River Toxics Reduction Action Plan identifies 61 actions to: Increase public understanding and political commitment to toxics reduction in the Columbia River basin.

the prevention of land speculation therein, consenting to, adopting, ratifying, authorizing and enacting the provisions of that certain Act of Congress ofentitled "An Act to prevent speculation in lands in the Columbia Basin prospectively irrigable by.

acres as the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area (Figure 1). The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation owns approximately 71% of the land within the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area, WDFW owns approximately 20% and the remaining land is owned by other state and federal agencies.

Lands acquired by WDFW were primarily complementary to.The Columbia River drainage basin is the drainage basin of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest region of North coverskm 2 orsq mi.

In common usage, the term often refers to a smaller area, generally the portion of the drainage basin that lies within eastern Washington. Usage of the term "Columbia Basin" in British Columbia generally .The loss of almost one-third of the project’s land traumatized Bureau officials. N evertheless, the Columbia Basin Joint Investigations provided the basis for the Columbia Basin Project Act which Congress passed in Sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation and the Interior Department, the new act replaced the Anti-Speculation Act of