California's Fourteen Years of Coastal Zone Management

by Phyllis Faber, League for Coastal Protection, Mill, Valley, CA, USA,
Jack Liebster, League for Coastal Protection, Mill, Valley, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87


California's Coastal Zone Management Program has been considered the flagship of the nation; yet large questions remain as to whether the program can protect California's coastal resources from pressures from local government and development interests over either the short term or the long term for future generations. This paper has assembled a tally of some of the successes, failures, and unresolved issues of 14 years of California's Coastal Zone Management Program.

Subject Headings: Coastal management | Resource management | Local government | Failure analysis | State government | California | United States

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