Watershed and Reservoir Response Models for the Occoquan Reservoir
(No paper) The Occoquan Reservoir serves as a primary water supply for over 800,000 Virginians in the Washington (DC) Metropolitan area. The Occoquan Watershed is approximately 560 square...

Managing the Oceans: Into the Murky Waters of Jurisdiction

Site Suitability Evaluation Process Development, The Situs Jurisdiction's Perspective

Offshore Mining Regulatory Processes—A Case Study
This is a case study of the process used in permitting the Nome Offshore Placer Project (NOPP), a gold mining project offshore Nome, Alaska, which operated from 1985 through 1990. The...

Current Progress in Implementing the Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT)
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1992, as amended (NWPA), requires the Secretary of Energy to make Payments-Equal-To-Taxes (PETT) to local units of government that are affected by the potential...

Nuclear Waste Repository Program Oversight: Strategies of the Situs Jurisdiction

Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT): An Interpretation of Sections 116(c) (3) and 118(b) (4) of The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, as Amended
The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of either the U.S. Department of Energy or of Deloitte & Touche. The Payments-Equal-To-Taxes...

Managing Risks of Hazardous Materials Transportation in Santa Barbara County
This paper presents some potential building blocks which local jurisdictions can pursue to manage the risks associated with hazardous materials transportation (HMT). The recent experience...

Management of Historic and Non-Historic Submerged Shipwreck Resources in California
The Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987 encourages states to establish management programs for historic and non-historic shipwrecks. Conceptually, a management program will consist of a regulatory...

When FERC Investigates Your Unlicensed Project: A Five-Point Protection Plan
A FERC investigation into a project's jurisdictional status poses the potential for substantial risks and costs. This paper outlines a 'five-point protection...

Right-of-Way Surveying
This manual, Right-of-Way Surveying Guide (Manual no. 75), is a revision and up-date of the Guide to Right of Way Survey Practices, published...

Australian Intergovernmental Relations and Coastal Zone Policy
Australia has the longest ice-free coastline in the world. The coast, of approximately 37,000 km, transcends a number of biogeographic regions and contains a diversity of marine habitats,...

Regional Ocean Resources Management
The fluid nature of the ocean environment and the mobility of living ocean resources place obvious limits on the ability of state and federal resource managers to effectively manage based...

The Impact of the Morris Sheppard Dam Experience on Buttress Dam Safety Evaluations
The stability problems encountered at the Morris Sheppard Dam have had an impact upon the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) dam safety program. This paper describes...

How Microcomputer Transportation Networks Can Shift Institutional Relationships Between Governmental Agencies
This paper describes the current institutional and microcomputer relationships in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan region; identifies how emerging microcomputer linkages have affected...

Intergovernmental Agreements in Watershed Planning
Management of the surface water system not only rests with state and federal agencies, but more importantly, with local jurisdictions. Recognizing this, a cooperative effort was undertaken...

Assessing the Role of Regulation in Urban Goods Movement
While economic regulation per se is becoming virtually non-existant, other forms of regulations which result in finite and measurable economic impacts continue on -- and indeed are proliferating....

Licensing in the 1990's: Can FERC Be a One-Stop Shop?
The Federal Water Power Act of 1920 was enacted in order to create a comprehensive licensing scheme for hydroelectric power development. Central to that scheme was the consolidation of...

Developing Performance Concrete and Its Acceptance by Code Authorities
Projects incorporating the benefits of Performance Oriented Concrete frequently occur within the established jurisdictions of specific building departments, highway departments, or other...

Marine Policy and the States
Increased conflict between the states and federal government over offshore activities, cuts in federal support for ocean programs, and the New Federalism rhetoric of the Reagan administration...

 

 

 

 

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