Energy Facility Siting in Coastal Zones

by Barry G. Gale, U.S. Dept of Energy, Washington, United States,
James Albright, U.S. Dept of Energy, Washington, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93


Siting constraints to the development of coastal energy facilities may lengthen or complicate the siting process. These constraints have evolved over the history of coastal energy facilities. The U.S. Department of Energy is exploring policies that will support a substantive discussion of siting issues and reduce procedural constraints.

Subject Headings: Coastal processes | Electric power | Power plants | Coastal management | Offshore structures | History | Site investigation | Public policy

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