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Disposal of unproductive public lands on Federal irrigation projects.

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

Disposal of unproductive public lands on Federal irrigation projects.

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

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation,
  • Land use,
  • Public lands

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDisposal of unproductive lands on irrigation projects
    SeriesH.rp.608
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16152062M

    Lands for Reservoir Sites in Sun River and Milk River Projects, Febru (Pub. L. ; 40 Stat. ) Sundry Civil Expenses Appropriation Act for , J (Pub. L. ; 41 Stat. ). [10] 43 U.S.C. §§ , , This statute provides that public lands proposed for irrigation under reclamation projects shall be withdrawn and subject to entry under the homestead laws in tracts of not more than acres.

    Irrigation Grants. Farmers, owners of private and public land and rural communities needing financial assistance to construct, renovate and improve irrigation systems can apply for grants from several government agencies. Grants cover project costs including labor and administrative fees and equipment and supply. Eden Irrigation and Land Company, a private organization created to develop small irrigation projects in the Eden Valley. But, in this era of the West, it was often expensive and unproductive for private companies to shoulder the financial burden of construction and operation and maintenance of irrigation projects. The passage of the Carey Act.

    replenish soil organic matter. This is known as land application. Biosolids can be used on agricultural land, forests, rangelands, or on disturbed land in need of reclamation. Recycling biosolids through land application serves several purposes. It improves soil properties, such as texture and water holding capacity, which make. Reclamation and Irrigation. Land used for reclamation and irrigation projects. Recreational (other than buildings) Outdoor recreational structures such as athletic fields and courts, stadiums, golf courses, and ski slopes. Research and Development. Land used directly in basic or applied research, such as science, medicine, and engineering.


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Disposal of unproductive public lands on Federal irrigation projects by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

(d) The word "project" means a Federal irrigation project authorized by the reclamation law. (e) The words "division of a project" mean a substantial irrigable area of a project designated as a division by order of the Secretary.

(Dec. 5,ch. 4. The Secretary of the Interior, hereinafter styled the Secretary, is authorized in connection with Federal irrigation projects to dispose of vacant public lands designated under sections to g and of Disposal of unproductive public lands on Federal irrigation projects.

book title, as temporarily unproductive or permanently unproductive to resident farm owners, and resident entrymen on Federal irrigation projects, in accordance with the. § - Reservation of Easements in Public Lands for Reclamation Projects § - Private Lands Within Project; Agreement as to Disposal of Excess Over Farm Unit § - Contract for Irrigation Project; Notice as to Lands Irrigable, Unit of Entry, and Construction Charges § - Use of Earth, Timber, Etc., From Other Public Lands.

The Reclamation Act (also known as the Lowlands Reclamation Act or National Reclamation Act) of (Pub.L. 57–) is a United States federal law that funded irrigation projects for the arid lands of 20 states in the American West.

The act at first covered only 13 of the western states as Texas had no federal lands. Texas was added later by a special act passed in Enacted by: the 57th United States Congress. Federal Land Ownership: Acquisition and Disposal Authorities Congressional Research Service 2 valuable for another purpose.

For instance, disposal might be authorized to allow lands to be used for agriculture, community development, mineral extraction, or educational purposes. Agencies also acquire and dispose of federal land in Size: 1MB. § Sale of lands acquired in connection with irrigation project § Sale of land improved at expense of reclamation fund § a.

Sale under sections and of lands appraised at not exceeding $ § b. Disposal of tracts too small to be classed farm units § c. Atlases of Alaska, showing federal land withdrawals and reservations,( items). Surveys of the LA coast, (41 items).

Published Surface Management Status, Surface Minerals Management Status, and Wilderness Status maps of the public land states, printed by the Geological Survey for the BLM, (3, items).

They are public, involuntary, semi-municipal fee-collecting entities controlled by local landowners, but they are much less common than irrigation companies.

Currently, there are sixteen in Colorado. Districts are formed to raise money for large irrigation and drainage projects that may not be feasible for individual irrigators or private.

As early asbills were introduced in Congress to encourage irrigation and reclamation of unproductive land and, inthe Desert Land Act linked irrigation to grants of public land. Congress also authorized studies of the West’s geology and water supply, which culminated in comprehensive reports.

Congress passes "An Act Appropriating the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands," known as the Newlands Reclamation Act in honor of its chief sponsor, Sen.

Francis G. Newlands, which designates proceeds from the sale of. irrigation water by the user is a necessary activity in our existence as a society.

Competition for a limited water supply for other uses by the public require the irrigation water user to provide much closer control than ever before. The importance of irrigated crops is extremely vital to the public. Irrigation return flows are not solid wastes.

Farmers can dispose of non-hazardous waste (e.g. agricultural wastes including manure, crop residues returned to the soil as fertilizers or soil conditioners; solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows) on their own property unless prohibited by other State or local laws.

Land Application. The evidence here shows that the ravine in question carried no natural flow of water susceptible of storage or use in the irrigation season, and therefore none susceptible of private appropriation under the law of Wyoming, and that the water in controversy resulted from seepage from lands irrigated under the federal irrigation project.

Here’s what the massive public-lands bill means for conservation, climate change in Washington state Originally published Febru at am Updated Febru at pm. The Forest Reserve Act of authorized the President to set aside forest lands on the public domain.

Lands thus reserved remained in the custody of Interior's General Land Office. Judging Interior's management of these forest reservations unscientific and unproductive, Pinchot and his allies campaigned for their transfer to Agriculture.

Get this from a library. Federal irrigation projects. [United States. Bureau of Reclamation.] -- On construction, finance, and operation of individual projects, and information for settlers; with data on estimated settlement costs, and list of project offices.

Irrigation and drainage can improve or degrade ecosystems and the environment. Problems associated with irrigated agriculture include erosion, sedimentation of surface waters, chemical and nutrient contamination of water supplies, and salinization.

Too, water and chemical inputs for urban and recreational irrigation are often far higher than. Case files on land transactions, Land allotment records, Records relating to Agua Caliente Band allotments, Irrigation project case files, Irrigation and water rights files, Irrigation engineering data files, Records of road projects,and irrigation projects,   Florida Administrative CodeChapterF.A.C.

- This chapter is titled Reuse of Reclaimed Water and Land Application. These rules govern reuse and land application in Florida. RuleF.A.C., distinguishes reuse projects from effluent rF.A.C., was revised and refined inand to include and address issues such as irrigation.

The following Federal departments and agencies are members of the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC), created by FAST and tasked with improving Federal infrastructure permitting.

Department of Agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and. In the instant case, the project is to occupy lands which come within the term "reservations," as distinguished from "public lands." In the Federal Power Act, each has its established meaning.

"Public lands" are lands subject to private appropriation and disposal under public. Page U. S. land laws. "Reservations" are not so subject. Chapter 12b—Colorado River Storage Project; Chapter 13—Federal Lands Included in State Irrigation Districts; Chapter 14—Grants of Desert Lands to States for Reclamation; Chapter 15—Appropriation of Waters; Reservoir Sites; Chapter 16—Sale and Disposal of Public Lands; Chapter 17—Reservation and Sale of Town Sites on Public Lands.

Thing is, the land is not Utah’s to take. Federal lands do have an owner, the people of the United States.

Those acres belong as much to residents of New Jersey and Ohio as they do to the folks.