The Public Trust Doctrine and Coastal Zone Management: Towards a Model Policy
The Public Trust Doctrine has long been a tenet of American property law and has been utilized to varying degrees in coastal zone management by individual States. Renewed attention to...

Public Involvement in Coastal Planning—The Long Beach Experience
A land use plan is often the creation of a professional planning staff prepared in response to the direction of public officials. When the City of Long Beach, California, was required...

Classification System of Environmental Units for Land Use and Coastal Planning in Baja California, Mexico
The incidence of development on Baja California's coastal zone has produced an excessive demand on coastal resources with degradation of the environment and conflicts in land...

The Safeguard of the Coastal Environment: A Possibility of a Preventive Action Against the Erosive Phenomena
The goal of this study is to show how it was possible to predict the widespread erosion along the Emilia-Romagna littoral (Italy). It was possible if a systematic survey of the coastal...

The Impact of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake on Coastal Bluffs and Implications for Land Use Planning
The October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta earthquake caused bluff failure along 100 miles of coastline between San Francisco and central Monterey Bay in a variety of rock types and slope conditions....

Agency Alert: Ignoring the Nollan Nexus May Cost You Money
After discussing two landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions, this article proposes a model for assessing the legal adequacy of development permit conditions, applies that model in analyzing...

Development, Utilization and Conservation of Ise Bay Area
This paper presents the principal conceptional plan for development, utilization and conservation of Ise Bay Area at the beginning of the 21st century, from the viewpoint of the Port Coordination...

The Los Penasquitos Lagoon Foundation—A Study of Citizen Involvement in Coastal Wetland Management
The Los Penasquitos Lagoon Foundation was organized in 1984 with the assistance of the California Coastal Conservancy to help resolve conflicts among land owners, citizens, state resource...

Using a Constraints Analysis to Develop Project Alternatives
Santa Barbara County is in the process of preparing an EIR on a large piece of coastal property known as the Ellwood Beach - Santa Barbara Shores Specific Plan area. The Santa Barbara...

Management of Great Lakes' Sandy Barriers: The Conceptual Challenges
Sandy barriers are dynamic, significant, and sensitive resource systems, comprising portions of the 18,000 km of Great Lakes shore. Use, development, and management of these features,...

Regional Coastal Planning and Regulation: The Cape Cod Experience
In Massachusetts, the entire land and water mass of Cape Cod is within the designated coastal zone. Thus, all federal actions affecting this area must be consistent with the state's...

Land-Use Issues Raised by Offshore Oil and Gas Development
While prudent development of offshore energy resources may provide benefit to the nation overall, it invokes several issues for local and regional planning. In particular, petroleum development...

Implications of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise on Louisiana Coastal Environments
Natural and human-induced processes have combined to produce high rates of relative sea-level rise and coastal land loss in Louisiana. This paper presents historical trends in sea-level...

Eustatic and Neotectonic Controls on Salt Marsh Sedimentation
This paper presents a revised conceptual model of the long-term evolution of back-barrier marshes on the macro-tidal north Norfolk coast and their adjustment to tidal levels. The present...

Land Disposal Restrictions and Mixed Waste Management
The Land Disposal Restrictions, imposed by Congress in 1984 and implemented by the Environmental Protection Agency, impose constraints on the management of mixed waste. Except in very...

Remedial Planning for the Former EXPO 86 Site
This paper describes the site characterization and remedial action planning effort that is being undertaken at the former EXPO 86 site in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The 200 acre site on...

Proposed California Regulations for Groundwater Recharge with Reclaimed Municipal Wastewater
The proposed California regulations for groundwater recharge with reclaimed municipal wastewater are presented with the basis and rationale for key requirements. The treatment and recharge...

Technology Transfer in the Bureau of Reclamation
In addition to its traditional methods of transferring technology through reports and manuals and participation in professional and technical societies, the Bureau of Reclamation has initiated...

Design of Penstocks in Severe Earth Slide Locations
This paper deals with the problems of locating a penstock for a small hydroelectric plant at a site in Northern California that experiences considerable land movement during the rainy...

Small Lysimeters for Documenting Arid Site Water Balance
Small weighing lysimeters consisting of plastic pipes with lifting and drainage fittings were installed at the arid U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford Site in southcentral Washington...

 

 

 

 

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