Upper Columbia River Development: Hearings Before the United States Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Eighty-Fifth Congress, Second Session, on Apr. 21-23, May 5-7, 1958
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1958 - 442 strani
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acre-feet additional agencies agreement amount annual authority Basin benefits boundary build Canada Canadian Canyon capacity Chairman Columbia River Commission committee completed concerned consideration considered construction correct cost course Department determine discussions diversion downstream economic effect energy Engineers estimated existing facilities Federal feet fish fisheries flood flow Fraser River going Government headwater hearings HODGES important improvement increase interest International Joint involved ITSCHNER Joint Commission kilowatts Kootenay Lake Libby Libby Dam lower matter means meeting ment million natural negotiations Northwest operation Pacific parties percent period plant possible potential present principles problem production proposed question reach record reference reservoir respect result runs salmon Secretary Senator DWORSHAK Senator NEUBERGER Snake statement storage stream studies territory tion treaty United upper Columbia upstream utilization Washington
Stran 31 - Bach of the High Contracting Parties reserves to itself or to the several State -Governments on the one side and the Dominion or Provincial Governments on the other as the case may be, subject to any treaty provisions now existing with respect thereto, the exclusive jurisdiction and control over the use and diversion, whether temporary or permanent, of all waters on its own side of the line which in their natural channels would flow across the boundary or into boundary waters...
Stran 35 - The present treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by His Britannic Majesty. The ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington as soon as possible and the treaty shall take effect on the date of the exchange of its ratifications. It shall thereafter remain in force continuously unless and until terminated by twenty-four months' written notice given by either high contracting party to the other.
Stran 36 - America, have caused the said treaty and the said understanding, as forming a part thereof, to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this...
Stran 32 - The High Contracting Parties agree that it is expedient to limit the diversion of waters from the Niagara River so that the level of Lake Erie and the flow of the stream shall not be appreciably affected.
Stran 34 - ... interests of either in relation to the other or to the inhabitants of the other, along the common frontier between the United States and the Dominion of Canada, shall be referred from time to time to the International Joint Commission for examination and report, whenever either the Government of the United States or the Government of the Dominion of Canada shall request that such questions or matters of difference be so referred.
Stran 31 - 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...
Stran 33 - ... for these waters, and no use shall be permitted which tends materially to conflict with or restrain any other use which is given preference over it in this order of precedence : (1) Uses for domestic and sanitary purposes; (2) Uses for navigation, including the service of canals for the purposes of navigation ; (3) Uses for power and for irrigation purposes.
Stran 46 - ... on their respective sides of the boundary of any remedial or protective works or any dams or other obstructions in waters flowing from boundary waters or in waters at a lower level than the boundary in rivers flowing a'cross the boundary, the effect of which is to raise the natural level of waters on the other side of the boundary unless the construction or maintenance thereof is approved by the aforesaid International Joint Commission.
Stran 34 - The international joint commission is authorized in each case so referred to examine into and report upon the facts and circumstances of the particular questions and matters referred, together with such conclusions and recommendations as may be appropriate...