National Water Resources Regulation: Where is the Environmental Pendulum Now?

by Howard Holme, Envir. and Water Lawyer; Fairfield and Woods, P.C., Ste. 2400, 1700 Lincoln St., Denver, CO,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0045-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0045-8 (ISBN-10), 1994, Soft Cover, Pg. vii, 275
22 cm
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Conference information: A Conference | Washington, D.C., United States | January 31-February 1, 1994

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings, National Water Resources Regulation - Where is the Environmental Pendulum Now?, presents papers from the Specialty Conference held in Washington, D.C. January 31 - February 1, 1994. The Conference grew out of concerns of many practitioners and policy makers that the United States is wasting society's resources in much of its environmental regulation. Many think priorities need to be reorganized. With this in mind, the authors were asked to offer specific suggestions for change and improvement at the statutory or regulatory level. Some of the issues addressed are: 1) Risk assessment to set priorities; 2) environmental protection of entire ecosystems; 3) health policies and risk assessment; 4) storm water planning; 5) regulation of nonpoint sources; and 6) restoration of wetland ecosystems. This proceedings helps to inform anyone involved with the current environmental laws and regulations of the problems and possible solutions concerning the regulation of water resources.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Laws and regulations | Health hazards | Ecosystems | Stormwater management | Water policy | Public health and safety | Aquatic habitats


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