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Delaware River Basin compact

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

Delaware River Basin compact

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session, on S. 856, a bill to create a regional agency by intergovernmental compact for the planning, conservation, utilization, development, management, and control of the water and related natural resources of the Delaware River Basin for beneficial purposes, defining its functions, etc.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic States.,
  • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- Atlantic States.,
    • Water resources development -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsDelaware River Basin Advisory Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .P8 1961
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5841219M
      LC Control Number61062387
      OCLC/WorldCa11175011

      Delaware River Basin compact: hearings before Subcommittee No. 1 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session, on H.J. Res. , a bill to grant the consent of Congress to the Delaware River Basin Compact and to enter into such compact on behalf of the United States and for related purposes, March 8, the Federal-Interstate Compact. The Delaware River Basin Commission serves as partnership of Federal and State government committed to joint water resources management and action. Faced with serious challenges and changing condi-tions, the DRBC has proven a relatively effective water.

      The Delaware River Basin Commission consists of governors from the four states, and the federal government is represented by the Army Corps of Engineers. The DRBC manages water quality.   In , President John F. Kennedy signed the Delaware River Basin Compact creating the Delaware River Basin Commission. It included all four states — PA, NJ, NY, and DE — as well as the federal government, making it the first federal-state organization to address river .

      the Atlantic Ocean. In all, the Delaware River Basin (DRB) conta square miles, draining parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware. Over 15 million people (approximately five percent of the nation’s population) rely on the waters of the DRB for multiple uses, but the watershed. Delaware River Basin Commission By Gail Friedman The four-state compact that established the Delaware River Basin Commission was a breakthrough innovation in addressing the interrelated land and water impacts of natural resources spanning political jurisdictions.


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Delaware River Basin compact by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whereas the Delaware River Basin Advisory Committee, a temporary body constituted by the Governors of Delaware River Basin compact book four basin States and the mayors of the cities of New York and Philadelphia, has prepared a draft of an interstate-Federal compact for the creation of a basin agency, and the signatory parties desire to effectuate the purposes thereof: NowFile Size: KB.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Delaware River Basin compact. Trenton, N.J.: Delaware River Basin Commission, (OCoLC) Material Type. Delaware River Basin Compact (pdf KB; creates the DRBC) Rules of Practice and Procedure: Rules of Practice and Procedure: CFR numbering (pdf KB) Rules of Practice and Procedure: DRBC numbering (pdf KB) Table Comparing CFR and DRBC numbering for Rules of Practice and Procedure (pdf KB) Delaware River Basin Water Code (pdf MB).

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. “Delaware River Basin Compact”, the Auditor General “shall be deemed to be a duly authorized officer on behalf of the commonwealth as a signatory party for the exclusive purpose of examining and auditing all of the books, documents, records, files and accounts and all.

CHAPTER Delaware River Basin Compact Subchapter I. Delaware River Basin Compact § Delaware River Basin Compact. The Delaware River Basin Compact is entered into and enacted into law; subject to the execution by the Governor as provided in the Compact and in accordance with its terms.

The Compact is as follows: DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMPACT. This compact shall be known and may be cited as the Susquehanna River Basin Compact. —Definitions. For the purposes of this compact, and of any supplemental or concurring legislation enacted pursuant to it: 1.

"Basin" shall mean the area of drainage of the Susquehanna River. Formed inthe DRBC is a federal-interstate compact agency that manages the water resources of the Delaware River Basin.

Its members are the four basin states and the federal government. The decree parties are the four basin states and New York City. They are parties to a U.S. Supreme Court Decree that pre-dated the DRBC. The Delaware River: Before we talk about the basin, let's talk about the river.

The Delaware is the longest un-dammed river in the United States east of the Mississippi, extending miles from the confluence of its East and West branches at Hancock, N.Y. to the mouth of the Delaware Bay. P.O. BoxWest Trenton, NJ Phone (); Fax () Thanks to NJ for hosting the DRBC website.

Susquehanna River Basin Compact Delaware River Basin Compact DRBC MILESTONES HYDROLOGIC MILESTONES ENVIRONMENTAL MILESTONES Delaware River at Trenton, N.J.

crests over Flood Stage DRBC-Declared Drought Action Drought of Record. A breakthrough in water resources management occurred in when President Kennedy and the governors of Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York for the first time signed concurrent compact legislation into law creating a regional body with the force of law to oversee a unified approach to managing a river system without regard to political boundaries.

CHAPTER Delaware River Basin Compact Subchapter II. Effectuation § Compact; actions by Governor. The Governor may act to effectuate the Compact and the initial organization and operation of the Commission thereunder. 7 Del. § ; 53 Del. Laws, c. 71; 55 Del.

Laws, c. § 2. Delaware River Basin Compact Establishes a commission as a regional multipurpose water resources regulatory agency. The United States is a party to the compact as well as having granted congressional consent to the agreement among states.

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is a United States government agency created in by an interstate compact, signed into law by President John F. Kennedy, between four states (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York.

DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMPACT Published by the Delaware River Basin Commission January Copies of this compact may be obtained from the office of the Delaware River Basin Commission, 25 Scotch Road, Trenton, New Jersey DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION* Malcolm Wilson Governor of New York Ronald W.

Pedersen, Alternate Sherman W. Tribbitt. The Delaware River Basin Compact between the Federal government and the states of Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania was adopted in through legislation enacted by each party to create the Delaware River Basin Commission.

That legislation provided as follows with respect to membership on the Commission (emphasis added). Delaware River Basin Compact dĕl´əwâr, –wər, providing for the utilization and development of the water resources of the Delaware River basin.

In the federal government and the states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York agreed to form a partnership in a year building program under the supervision of the Delaware.

The Delaware River Basin Compact is an interstate compact among Delaware, New Jersey, New York and compact established a commission to oversee regulations regarding the Delaware River area.

The compact has congressional consent and also includes the federal government as a member of the compact. Governance. The compact created the Delaware River Basin Formation date: This article discusses the Delaware River Basin Contract, signed into effect on November 2, by President John F.

Kennedy. It represents an interjurisdictional cooperation that recognizes the basin's water resources as regional assets vested with local, state, and national interest in which they have a joint : Vincent G.

Terenzio. The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program builds on momentum for collaborative conservation in the watershed by supporting partners through federally appropriated funding for projects in four key areas: clean water, habitat, recreation, and flow management.Adopted: Ma by the Delaware River Basin Commission, Pamela M.

Bush, Esq., Secretary. Filed: Decem as a final regulation. Authority: 53 Delaware Laws, Chap Approved (Delaware River Basin Compact). Effective Date: Upon publication in the Delaware Register.The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC or "Commission") is a regional interstate and federal agency formed by concurrent compact legislation of the four basin states and the federal government in to manage the water resources of the Delaware River Basin without regard to political boundaries.