Restructuring of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Water Resources of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 3258 ... April 26, 1980, at Duluth, Minn
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Water Resources
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - 58 páginas
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Página 6 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Página 6 - Mississippi and the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the State, as to the citizens of the United States, without any tax, impost or duty therefor.
Página 43 - Mr. Chairman, Members of the Committee: I am James Fish, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Commission. The Great Lakes Commission is an eight State Interstate Compact Commission, organized in 1955 by Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois.
Página 6 - The navigation of the River St. Lawrence, ascending and descending, from the forty-fifth parallel of north latitude, where it ceases to form the boundary between the two countries, from, to, and into the sea, shall forever remain free and open for the purpose of commerce to the citizens of the United States...
Página 13 - Under the ordinance of 1787, stipulating that "the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, shall be common highways, and forever free...
Página 4 - Committees, two members of the State House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, and one member of the general public appointed by the Governor.
Página 36 - ... the President, or the head of such agency as he may designate. The Secretary of Transportation now fills this function. The Administrator directs the policy, legislation, and administration of the Corporation under the general supervision of the Secretary of Transportation. Mr. Oberlin is Chairman of the American Section of the International Association of Great Lakes Ports and Director of both the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth and the American Association of Port Authorities. Since joining...
Página 37 - ... extension of the navigation season on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system would result in $29 million in benefits to the Port of Chicago and the region's economy.
Página 33 - I appreciate the opportunity to testify before this Subcommittee today in support of the Administration's request to extend the waiver authority for Romania under Section 402 of the Trade Act of 1974.
Página 38 - Goldschmidt, this small delay allowed more than 15 million additional bushels of US and Canadian export grain valued at over $53 million to pass through the Seaway in the final six days (3 additional days allowed on request of Canadians) of the 1979 navigation season.