excess lands provisions of federal reclamation law a bibliography and chronology by Gerald Ogden

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  • United States. -- Dept. of the Interior. -- Water and Power Resources Service.,
  • Land use, Rural -- United States -- History.,
  • Land use, Rural -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Reclamation of land -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.,
  • Reclamation of land -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Water use -- United States -- History.,
  • Water use -- United States -- Bibliography.

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StatementGerald R. Ogden.
SeriesEnvironmental quality series -- no. 33.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 136 leaves ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16500561M

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There are two Federal regulations that implement the acreage limitation provisions of Federal Reclamation law, in addition to the RRA itself. 43 CFR* Part ; Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations 43 CFR* Part ; Information Requirements for Certain Farm Operations in Excess of Acres and the Eligibility of Certain Formerly Excess Land.

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[California. Division of Water Resources.; Water Project Authority of. (10) The term “recordable contract” means a contract between the Secretary and a landowner in writing capable of being recorded under State law providing for the sale or disposition of lands held in excess of the ownership limitations of Federal reclamation law including this title.

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