POWER: New River Case

Momentous to the electric power industry, momentous also to the Roosevelt Administration in the fulfillment of its promised power policy, is a case that has been before the Federal Power Commission for several years, a case apparently destined to go through the Federal courts to the highest. Its name is the New River Case, and last week there was reached in it, in the U. S. court at Norfolk, Va., what bushy-haired Chairman George Otis Smith hailed for his F. P. C. as "A major victory!"

The Case. Appalachian Electric Power Co. wants to build an $11,000,000 dam and plant...

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