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Session Laws, 1951
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No. 1
(House Joint Resolution 5)

House Joint Resolution requesting the Office of Defense Mobili-
zation to establish defense industries in the City of Cumber-
land and in Allegany County.

WHEREAS, The United States again is embarking upon a huge
program of partial defense and mobilization in order to assure
its continued strength and existence; and

WHEREAS, in this gigantic effort, the industrial facilities and
the manpower of the entire nation must be mobilized and
utilized to the full advantage; and

WHEREAS, the City of Cumberland offers splendid possibili-
ties for the establishment of defense and military industries,
having a pool of available manpower experienced in industrial
pursuits, having raw materials easily available, being a rail-
road center of long standing and being strategically located in
a military and tactical sense; and

WHEREAS, the Cumberland area has been designated as an
area of serious unemployment according to recent Federal
surveys; and

WHEREAS, the imminent completion of the Savage River Dam
will much improve the industrial water resources of this area;

WHEREAS, a large field of natural gas has recently been
discovered in Garrett County and is now in the process of
development, this great natural resource being adjacent to the
City of Cumberland and to Allegany County; and

WHEREAS, the establishment of defense industries in the Cum-
berland area would permit the large working population to

EXPLANATION: Italics indicate new matter added to existing law.

[Brackets] indicate matter stricken from existing law.
CAPITALS indicate amendments to bill.
Strike out indicates matter stricken out of bill.


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