CHAPTER 479

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESEARCH AND FIELD LABORATORY FOR WATER POLLUTION IN THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION.

WHEREAS, the establishment of a Research and Field Laboratory for water pollution control in the Middle Atlantic Region has been recommended by the United States Public Health Service; and

WHEREAS, Northern Delaware's unique position at the center of the four great river basins of the area and at the center of the populous New York to Washington, D. C. corridor will enable the facility to function most effectively for the entire area; and

WHEREAS, Northern Delaware has available needed technical and non-technical personnel, special library and laboratory facilities suitable for scientific and technical research, and a suitable site location with the required utilities;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware that the Honorable Anthony Celebrezze, Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, be respectfully urged to give careful consideration to the State of Delaware in the establishment of a Research and Field Laboratory for water pollution in the middle Atlantic Region; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of State be directed to transmit a duly attested copy of this Resolution to the Honorable Anthony Celebrezze, Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Approved May 14, 1965.