Amending the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act: Hearing...Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 8750, an Act to Amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act. July 3, 1956

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Considers legislation to broaden scope of USDA watershed programs, permit construction of larger dams and reservoirs, and facilitate the financing of small flood control projects.

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