Ventura River Project, California: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation ... Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session on H.R 3488, to Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Construct, Operate, and Maintain the Ventura River Reclamation Project, California. June 21, 1955

Considers (84) H.R. 3427, (84) H.R. 3488.

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