Watershed and Reservoir Response Models for the Occoquan Reservoir
(No paper) The Occoquan Reservoir serves as a primary water supply for over 800,000 Virginians in the Washington (DC) Metropolitan area. The Occoquan Watershed is approximately 560 square...

Managing the Oceans: Into the Murky Waters of Jurisdiction

Will the Real ISO 14001 Please Stand Up
The importance of ISO 14001 as a management tool, market entry credential, or public and regulatory relations vehicle is different depending on your company, industry, regulatory jurisdiction...

Site Suitability Evaluation Process Development, The Situs Jurisdiction's Perspective

High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Operations and Routing Regulations: Friend or Foe?
The process of shipping high-level wastes and its equivalents is a highly-regulated endeavor. Safety requires consistency and rationality thereby giving way to Federal preemption in the...

Current Progress in Implementing the Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT)
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1992, as amended (NWPA), requires the Secretary of Energy to make Payments-Equal-To-Taxes (PETT) to local units of government that are affected by the potential...

When the Well Runs Dry Paying for Storm Water
Much will be said during this conference about the need for various structural and nonstructural approaches toward mitigating problems related to storm water quality and quantity management....

Dunes Management Plan: Long Beach Peninsula, Washington
The dunes management plan, completed in June 1989, addresses public education; land use jurisdiction and enforcement; funding; economic and environmental resource values; land development...

Coastal Zone Management in Atlantic Canada: Developing the Necessary Regional Infrastructure
This paper focuses on the incremental development of a coastal zone management (CZM) constituency in the Atlantic Region and in particular on the recent establishment of the Atlantic Coastal...

Nuclear Waste Repository Program Oversight: Strategies of the Situs Jurisdiction

Lunacy, Legerdemain or Levitation: Legal Assessment of the ASCE Model Water Code
The Water Laws Committee of the ASCE Water Resources Planning and Management Division established a Model State Water Code Task Committee in 1990 which has the task of preparing a text...

Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT): An Interpretation of Sections 116(c) (3) and 118(b) (4) of The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, as Amended
The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of either the U.S. Department of Energy or of Deloitte & Touche. The Payments-Equal-To-Taxes...

The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Program and the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line
This paper discusses Maryland's Critical Area Law, statewide guidelines and criteria, the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line, resource conservation areas, and other aspects...

Preparing a Model Water Code: Reform or Restatement?
In preparing a model state water code, there is tension between (1) advocating sweeping water law reform, and (2) merely eliminating overlapping code coverages, filling gaps, updating...

Managing Risks of Hazardous Materials Transportation in Santa Barbara County
This paper presents some potential building blocks which local jurisdictions can pursue to manage the risks associated with hazardous materials transportation (HMT). The recent experience...

Australian Intergovernmental Relations and Coastal Zone Policy
Australia has the longest ice-free coastline in the world. The coast, of approximately 37,000 km, transcends a number of biogeographic regions and contains a diversity of marine habitats,...

Regional Ocean Resources Management
The fluid nature of the ocean environment and the mobility of living ocean resources place obvious limits on the ability of state and federal resource managers to effectively manage based...

Management of Historic and Non-Historic Submerged Shipwreck Resources in California
The Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987 encourages states to establish management programs for historic and non-historic shipwrecks. Conceptually, a management program will consist of a regulatory...

Sea Level Rise and Maritime Boundaries: The Effect of Rising Sea Level on International Boundaries
This paper, jointly written by a lawyer and a coastal geomorphologist, will examine the possible responses at a legal level to the implications of global warming induced sea level rise...

The Impact of No Net Loss of Wetlands on Water Power Development Alternatives
Federal commitment to wetlands protection is increasing. The Bush Administration has embraced an as yet undefined goal of 'no net loss of wetlands' and various...

 

 

 

 

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