Pollution of Navigable Waters: Hearings Before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session [i.e. Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session], on H.R. 2711, to Create a Division of Water Pollution Control in the United States Public Health Service, and for Other Purposes; H.R. 3419, to Prevent Pollution of the Navigable Waters of the United States and for Other Purposes. March 17, 18, 19, and 24, 1937
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Página 290 - Any person aggrieved by an order issued by the Commission in a proceeding to which such person is a party may obtain a review of such order in the Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States, within any circuit wherein such person resides or has his principal place of business, or in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, by filing in such court, within sixty days after the entry of such order, a written petition praying that the order of the Commission be modified or...
Página 84 - ... (1) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and (2) the terms of office of the members first taking office after the date of the enactment of this Act...
Página 291 - Board, on the ground that the testimony or evidence required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture; but no individual shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he is compelled, after having claimed his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or produce evidence, except that such individual so testifying shall not be exempt from prosecution and punishment for...
Página 290 - If upon such hearing the commission shall be of the opinion that the method of competition in question is prohibited by this Act, it shall make a report in writing in which it shall state its findings as to the facts, and shall issue and cause to be served on such person, partnership or corporation an order requiring such person, partnership or corporation to cease and desist from using such method of competition.
Página 92 - Here a national interest of very nearly the first magnitude is involved. It can be protected only by national action in concert with that of another power. The subject matter is only transitorily within the State and has no permanent habitat therein. But for the treaty and the statute there soon might be no birds for any powers to deal with. We see nothing in the Constitution that compels the Government to sit by while a food supply is cut off and the protectors of our forests and our crops are destroyed.
Página 291 - Commission, on the ground that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of him, may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture...
Página 86 - Such action shall be brought and tried as an action in equity and may be brought in any court having jurisdiction to hear and determine equity cases.
Página 128 - One thing, however, is unquestionable; the Constitution must have referred to a system of law coextensive with, and operating uniformly in, the whole country. It certainly could not have been intended to place the rules and limits of maritime law under the disposal and regulation of the several States, as that would have defeated the uniformity and consistency at which the Constitution aimed on all subjects of a commercial character affecting the intercourse of the States with each other or with...
Página 84 - SUCH OTHER OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES AS MAY BE NECESSARY FOR CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS UNDER THIS ACT, AND FIX THEIR COMPENSATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CLASSIFICATION ACT OF 1923, AS AMENDED.
Página 84 - Education is hereby created, to consist of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Labor, the United States Commissioner of Education, and three citizens of the United States to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.