Discussion on “water power development in the national forests. A suggested government policy.” Atlantic city, N. J., June 29, 1908

Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 1908
Volume: 27
Page(s): 1,496 - 1,513
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1908.6742181



J. H. Finney: Mr. Baum's paper is an interesting presentation of his views as a "power enthusiast and a believer in a cheap source of power," and his belief that "cheap power is vital and necessary to the present and future development of the country" will be, I am sure, supported heartily in this assemblage. We may also be classed as power enthusiasts. I think, however, that his presentation of the case is wrong from several standpoints: