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The Last Giant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Firefly yearns to tattoo giants, just like her mother. But one morning a rogue giant kidnaps her mother and takes her up to the plateau, a dangerous place for all river people. Firefly attempts to rescue her mother, putting her own life in peril. Then she learns her mother harbors a secret that calls into question everything Firefly ever believed about her people, her family, and herself.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
FEMA Document Series: Dam Safety in the United States - A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program - FEMA P–759
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a report submitted to Congress outlining progress in the National Dam Safety Program. Dams are a vital part of our Nation’s infrastructure, providing economic, environmental, and social benefits, including hydroelectric power, river navigation, water supply, wildlife habitat, waste management, flood control, and recreation.
FEMA Document Series: Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Emergency Action Planning for Dam Owners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document describes federal guidelines for dam safety. There are many types of emergency events that could affect dams. Whenever people live in areas that could be flooded as a result of failure of or operation at a dam, there is a potential for loss of life and damage to property.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Dams Sector Crisis Management Overview Course (IS-870) - Evacuation Planning, Operational Security, Vulnerabilities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides dam owners and operators with information pertaining to security awareness, protective measures, and crisis management.
The Trouble Upstream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Home for Beaver is a wild river in Arizona, and like Ratty in Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows he can think of no better place to live than somewhere surrounded by water. The snag is that the river is drying up and someone needs to do something about it. The Trouble Upstream chronicles the adventures of Beaver and his friends Skunk and Ringtail as they trek to the river’s source.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin - 1800-1995, Mississippi River Flood Control, Battle Over Floodways, Environmental Activists, Early Efforts, Louisiana Style
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This history tells the complicated, but fascinating story of how local, state, and federal agencies have attempted to reconcile conflicting visions for the Atchafalaya basin. In so doing, he illuminates the interaction of politics, technology, and environment.
Working in the Dry: Cofferdams, In-River Construction, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers - Canals, Caissons, Erie Canal, Mississippi, Columbia, Ohio Rivers, Melvin Price Locks and Dam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This fascinating report documents and analyzes the history of advancements in inland river construction techniques involving cofferdam and in-the-wet construction technology used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The Columbia River System: Inside Story (Second Edition) - Dams, Water Projects, Hydrology, Flood Control, Fish and Wildlife, Power, Navigation, Irrigation, Snake River, Kootenai, Willamette
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This publication presents a detailed explanation of the planning and operation of the multiple-use dams and reservoirs of the Columbia River system. It describes the river system, those who operate and use it, the agreements and policies that guide system operations, and annual planning for multiple-use operation.