Rules and Regulations Relating to the Navigable Waters of the United States with the Exception of Those for the Northern and Northwestern Lakes and Their Connecting and Tributary Waters: Which are Printed in United States Lake Survey Bulletins

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Página 3 - Army ; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of, any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake, harbor of refuse, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the work has been recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of the Army prior to beginning the same.
Página 2 - States for examination of the offense alleged against him, and such commissioner, judge, or court shall proceed in respect thereto as authorized by law in cases of crimes against the United States.
Página 79 - That it shall not be lawful to throw, discharge, or deposit, or cause, suffer, or procure to be thrown, discharged, or deposited either from or out of any ship, barge, or other floating craft of any kind, or from the shore, wharf, manufacturing establishment, or mill of any kind, any refuse matter of any kind or description whatever other than that flowing from streets and sewers and passing therefrom in a liquid state, into any navigable water of the United States...
Página 4 - ... material of any kind in any place on the bank of any navigable water, or on the bank of any tributary of any navigable water, where the same shall be liable to be washed into such navigable water, either by ordinary or high tides, or by storms or floods, or otherwise, whereby navigation shall or may be impeded or obstructed...
Página 2 - SEC. 4. That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to prescribe such rules and regulations for the use, administration, and navigation of any or nil canals and similar works of navigation that now are, or that hereafter may be, owned, operated, or maintained by the United States as in his judgment the public necessity may require.
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Página 86 - ... vessel when she shall have arrived within half a mile of such curve or bend^ shall give a signal by one long blast of the steam whistle...
Página 3 - ... one-half of said fine to be paid to the person or persons giving information which shall lead to conviction.
Página 5 - That the Department of Justice shall conduct the legal proceedings necessary to enforce the foregoing provisions of sections nine to sixteen, inclusive, of this Act ; and it shall be the duty of district attorneys of the United States to vigorously prosecute all offenders...
Página 9 - Southport. (a) That the draw of the bridge shall be opened promptly upon reasonable signal for the passage of boats except when there are vehicles, animals, or foot passengers on the bridge; but in no case shall the delay in opening the bridge from this cause exceed five minutes...

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