Niagara Power Development: Hearings Before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 142, H.R. 420, H.R. 5377, H.R. 5706, and H.R. 5878, Bills to Authorize the Construction of Certain Works of Improvement in the Niagara River for Power and Other Purposes. June 8, 9, and 10, 1955
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - Niagara Falls - 326 pages
Committee Serial No. 84-7. Considers legislation to authorize FPC to issue license to the New York Power Authority to construct and operate an electric power project on the Niagara River. Also examines problems related to Canadian plans to divert Niagara River waters for power purposes.
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Page 49 - This policy is further declared to be that the projects herein provided for shall be considered primarily as for the benefit of the people of the section as a whole and particularly the domestic and rural consumers to whom the power can economically be made available...
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