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Folder 2: Deauthorization, 1954-06-07 - 1983-10-01

 File — Box: 0238.08, Folder: 02

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Four County Task Force on Tocks Island Dam… - To: U.S. Secretary of the Interior Cecil Andrus, New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne, New York Governor Hugh Carey, Delaware Governor Pierre Dupont, Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp, From: Four-County Task Force, Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis, Re: Wild & Scenic River Designation for the Middle Delaware - 6/21/78

Newspaper Article - The Express - DRBC should drop Tocks Dam project - 10/1/83 From: Gretchen Leahy To: Nancy Shukaitis - Information on the discrepancies between DRBC consumptive water use projections and actual water use

Newspaper Article - The Express - Tocks Island ghost could rise again - 12/5/83

Correspondence - To: Hon. Mike Gravel, Chairman, From: Clarence W. Henderson - 7/22/76

Correspondence - To: Senator Mike Gravel, From: Robert M. Brooks - Re: Tocks deauthorization - 7/23/76

S. B. #3106 - In the Senate of the United States - A Bill to terminate the authorization for the Tocks Island Reservoir Project as part of the Delaware River Basin Project, and for other purposes

News - from U.S. Senator Hugh Scott, Pennsylvania - 3/10/76 - legislation to deauthorize the Tocks Island Dam and better define the procedures for land acquisition in the area

Correspondence - To: Hon. Joseph M. McDade, From: Harold A. Lockwood, Jr, Re: Tocks Island Dam Project - Request for statement on support of H.R. 12462 - 4/7/76

- Attached: copy of the Bill: to terminate the authorization for the Tocks Island Reservoir Project as part of the Delaware River Basin Project, and for other purposes

Correspondence - To: Joseph M. McDade, From: Rodney F. Kimminour - suggestion to amend the deauthorization bill to assist those whose properties will be condemned - 7/20/76

Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Helen Meyner - notification of testimony given to Water Resources Subcommittee of the Senate Public Works Committee - 7/27/76

Copy of Statement of Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis before the Subcommittee on water resources of the committee - Subject: S. 3106, Legislation to terminate the tocks island reservoir project, note from Helen Meyner with suggested additions

News Article - Tocks Dam Dead, Senator Says - includes words from Nancy Shukaitis and opinions from several senators regarding the likelihood the deauthorization bill is passed

News Article - Tocks: Other Ways - The Express, Easton PA. - 5/17/75 - analysis of alternatives to Tocks Island Dam

Congressional Record - 7/26/76 - Vol. 122 No. 112 - Tocks Island Dam - Testimony By Hon. Helen Meyner

The Tocks Island Dam - Report and Appendices indicating the proposed Tocks Island Dam is an economic liability, and destroy scenic river from Hancocks, NY to the Atlantic Ocean - Sierra Club, North Jersey Group, Feb. 1971

- Background, Flood Control, Recreation, Water Supply, The Benefit/Cost Ratio of Tocks, Water Resources, The Real Benefit/Cost Ratio of Tocks, Highway and Transportation Costs, Campsite Density

News Article - McDade urges Shapp to restudy Tocks - Pocono Record - 6/25/70

Correspondence - To: Mr. Jack Marcus, From: Charles I. McGinnis - funding for Tocks Island Project analysis approval from the President

News Article - Carter opposes Tocks: Wants Delaware as a natural river - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 4/25/78

Citizens Northwestern Lehigh Coalition - comprehensive list of alternatives

- Mentions Lehigh Co., Little Lehigh Creek, and the Lehigh River

For Immediate Release - 4/24/78 - Atty, Harold Lockwood - Carter Administration Pushing for Tocks Dam Deauthorization - Wild and Scenic River Designation for Delaware

Packet

- News Article - N.J. Water Plans to Compensate for Tocks? - Easton Express - 3/22/76

- News Article - Don't 'de-Tocksify' the river right now - 4/5/76 - Governor Byrne votes against construction funds, keep building it in the future open

- The Delaware River Case - Amended Decree - As approved by the U. S. Supreme Court - 6/7/54

Congressional Record, Extensions of Remarks - 7/31/71 - Tocks Island Dam

Correspondence - To: Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis, From: Jennings Randolph - 11/2/79

- copy of Mailgram

Correspondence- To: Mr. Michael Lockerby From: Harold A. Lockwood Jr. - Re: Tocks Island Dam - modification of legislation to have the deauthorization subject to approval to the Delaware River Basin Commission - 10/31/79

Packet - Correspondence - To: Alvin E. Heutchy, Esq., From: Theodore R. Kuperman - 5/8/68 - offer to help repeal authorization for Tocks - News Article - The Congress: Where Charity Begins - 8/4/67 - True Economy Demanded

- Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - Memorandum - To: Honorable Theodore R. Kupferman, From: Charles Leppert, Jr., Assistant Counsel, Subject: Tocks Island - Delaware Gap National Recreational Area - 5/9/68

- Correspondence - To: Alvin E. Heutchy, Esq., From: Henry L. Kimelman - 5/17/68 - reasons why the project has yet to be suspended

Congressional Record, Extensions of Remarks - 7/31/71 - Tocks Island Dam

S. B. #3106 (same as H. R. 12462) - A Bill to terminate the authorization for the Tocks Island Reservoir project as part of the delaware River Basin Project, and for other purposes

Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Jacob K. Javits - 5/12/76 - confirmation of support of S. 3106

Correspondence - To: The Honorable Mike Gravel, Chairman, From: Commissioner and Coordinator of the Four-County Task Force - Re: Water resources subcommittee hearing on S. 3016, a bill to deauthorize the Tocks Island Project - 7/21/76

Interleague Council of the Delaware River Basin - 4/29/76 - Alternatives to the Tocks Island Dam

Interleague Council of the Delaware River Basin - League of Women Voters - 4/29/76 - Alternatives to the Tocks Island Dam - additional resource included

News Article - Shukaitis to DRBC: Scrap Tocks project forever - 9/26/73

Correspondence - To: All Congressmen of the Delaware River Basin States, From: Four County Task Force on Tocks Island Dam Project (Submitted by Nancy Shukaitis) - request for deauthorization - 9/29/75

Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: James L. Buckley - recognition that Buckley will only support the project if it proves economically viable and environmentally sound - 10/17/75

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1954-06-07 - 1983-10-01

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Extent

From the Collection: 66 Linear Feet (33 cartons)

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