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Blue Ridge hydroelectric power project.

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

Blue Ridge hydroelectric power project.

Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, second session.

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:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydroelectric power plants -- Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      Hearings held Apr. 14 1970.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .P8 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5392529M
      LC Control Number72607689

        A similar project was conducted in my hometown of Blue Ridge, Georgia. In , Blue Ridge Dam was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to attain hydro-electric power. Lake Blue Ridge, a result of the damming, flooded a 3,acre area. 2. The Blue Ridge Mountains and the Foothills Would Be Severely and Permanently Harmed by the Proposed Transmission Line. For over 40 years, Naturaland Trust has led the effort to protect the Blue Ridge Escarpment of South Carolina, perfectly described by the Cherokee Indians as the "Blue Wall." It is one of the world's most important ecosystems, providing habitat to over species of rare or. Lake Berryessa is the largest lake in Napa County, reservoir in the Vaca Mountains was formed following the construction of the Monticello Dam on Putah Creek in the s. Since the early s, this reservoir has provided water and hydroelectricity to the Location: Vaca Mountains, Napa County, California. The Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Project: Brasil and Paraguay (9) The Manhattan Project and the Atomic Energy Act: United States (21) The Mont Blanc Tunnel: Italy, France, and Switzerland (4) The National Trails System: United States (10) The New River: England (30) The Panama Canal: Panama (13).


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Blue Ridge hydroelectric power project. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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