The Alaska Coastal Management Program—An Oil and Gas Industry Perspective
The paper referred to in this abstract describes: the unique coastal values and issues that must be considered by developers in Alaska and examples of how the oil and gas industry has...

Evaluating LNG As a Fuel for Diesel Shrimp Boats
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is being evaluated as a viable fuel for diesel engines. A shrimp boat is being used to evaluate the LNG system. LNG has an economic advantage to diesel fuel;...

An Innovative Analysis of Port Development Impacts on a Coastal National Wildlife Refuge
Development at Savannah Harbor, Georgia, has resulted in an upstream movement of salt water in the lower Savannah River system. Increased salinity has adversely affected and complicated...

Optimum State Strategies Regarding Oil and Gas Exploration and Development on the Outer Continental Shelf
In anticipation of the federal oil and gas lease initiative, the Washington Department of Ecology selected the consulting firm Cogan, Sharpe, Cogan of Portland, Oregon to conduct an OCS...

Sensitive Area Assessment on Canada's Frontier Lands
Sensitive area assessment (SAA) has a role in environmental impact assessment and as a resource management tool for oil and gas activities on Canada's frontier lands, onshore...

Contributions of Oil and Gas Environmental Reviews to Coastal Zone Management in Canada
This paper begins with a description of the environments and the patterns of settlement along the coasts of Canada. It then discusses coastal zone management frameworks in Canada focussing...

Case Study on Fifty Years of Seawall and Groin Construction, Tybee Island, Georgia
The purpose of this paper is to document and analyze the problems, proposed solutions, and results of local, state, and federal attempts to control erosion and storm damage at Tybee Island,...

Mitigation of Impacts Associated with Oil and Gas Development Projects
The large scale oil and gas development occurring in Santa Barbara County has the potential to cause extensive environmental impacts on many resources within the county. The county has...

Innovative Approaches to Mitigating Cumulative Impacts
Faced with rapid acceleration in offshore oil and gas development, Santa Barbara County has advanced the recognition, evaluation, and mitigation of cumulative impacts. The County's...

Offshore Oil and Gas NPDES Permits: Creative Solutions—Three Case Studies
The U. S. EPA has responsibility under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to maintain and enhance the quality of the Nation's waters. Section 402 of the CWA authorizes EPA to issue...

Assessment of Pore Fluid Effects Using Flexible Wall and Consolidation Permeameters
Hydraulic conductivity tests were conducted on compacted soil specimens prepared at activities of 0. 36, 0. 60, 1. 00 and 1. 39 at a fine fraction of 25 percent. Na-montmorillonite, Georgia...

Stabilization of FGC Wastes
Presently, flue gas cleaning (FGC) wastes (scrubber sludges and flyash) are produced in large quantities, with future production likely to increase as utilities install additional stack...

Soil Improvement
A Ten Year Update
Since the publication of Soil Improvement—History, Capabilities and Outlook after the Annual ASCE convention in Philadelphia in 1976, a dramatic growth in certain soil improvement techniques...

Analysis of Estuarine Tracer-Gas Transport and Desorption
The riverine tracer-gas technique provides a direct, reach-averaged measure of gas exchange, is fairly simple to implement, and is widely accepted for determining reaeration-rate coefficients...

Evaluation of Water Quality from a Drainage-Subirrigation System in Georgia
Nitrate-N, Ammonium-N and Phosphate-P concentrations were measured from shallow subsurface wells and outlets of a drainage-subirrigation system in the Georgia flatwoods for comparison...

Dynamic Behavior of Three J.S. Cable Stayed Bridges
Dynamic considerations in the design of three recently designed cable stayed bridges are discussed. The presentation includes analysis for eigenfrequencies and eigenmodes, assessment of...

County-Level Planning Model in Atlanta Region
Gwinnett County is working with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and Barton-Ashman Associates to download the ARC trip tables for use in a microcomputer transportation planning model...

Use of the DEB Model in MARTA's Service Planning
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is in the process of expanding bus and rail services. The expansion program requires the preparation of annual and five year system...

Engineering Optimization Via Genetic Algorithm
The application of a genetic algorithm (GA) to the optimal design of a ten member, plane truss is considered. Genetic algorithms are search procedures based upon the mechanics of natural...

Earthquake Risks to Utah Water and Gas Systems
Designed to guide local earthquake hazard reduction programs, this study estimates direct aggregate earthquake damage to Davis and Salt Lake County utilities. For making these loss estimates,...

 

 

 

 

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