Win-Win Attitudes and Procedures in the Built Environment

Droughts and Water Supply
The current drought in California and the western U.S. are set in the framework of drought persistence, drought forecasting and reducing the consequences of droughts. During the fifteen...

Essential Legal Study for the Civil Engineer

Radioactive Materials Packaging Standards and Regulations—Making Sense of it All
Numerous regulations and standards, both national and international, apply to the packaging and transportation of radioactive material. These are legal and technical prerequisites to practically...

Engineers and New Technology: Legal Considerations

A Course in Engineering Professionalism and Ethics

Engineering Ethics and Professionalism Course

Changing Land Uses in the Platte and Arkansas Basins
Several water disputes among various parties in the Platte and Arkansas River Basins may have significant impacts on future land use practices. This paper describes five cases being litigated...

Water Reallocation of the Carson River
The federal courts have not been able to allocate the waters of the Carson or Truckee Rivers in such a manner as to satisfy all the users. As a result, there have been a number of suits...

The Quest for Quality Where the Legal System Fits in

Water Conservation Thrives on Thorough Planning

Legal Regimes for Seabed Hard Mineral Mining: Federal and State Developments

FERC's Experience in Analyzing Cumulative Impacts
Since the mid-1980's, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) has assessed cumulative impacts associated with developing proposed hydropower projects. A brief...

The Long Arm of Liability
The corporate engineer, defined as an engineer who is employed by a corporation rather than a design firm, can also be exposed to personal liability for errors and omissions that cause...

A Construction Lawyer Looks at the Legal Aspects of Constructability
The purpose of this article is to set the legal and contractual frame of reference of constructibility by discussing some of the major factors which give to legal disputes or bad jobs...

Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction?
On April 25, 1963, the ASCE Metropolitan Section held a seminar on 'Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction?' at the United Engineering Center in New York...

Who Pays for the Unexpected?—An Attorney's View
From an attorney's point of view, the answer to the question, 'Who Pays for the Unexpected?' in construction depends upon several considerations....

Tradeoffs Between Firm Supply and Average Supply

Legal, Institutional, Financial and Environmental Aspects of Water Issues
The papers included in this publication were presented at the 1989 LIFE symposium and address the legal, institutional, financial and environmental aspects of water issues. These aspects...

Must the Courts Resolve All Our Conflicts?
In June 1981, the Maryland Office of Environmental Programs issued a draft 'nutrient control strategy' for the Patuxent River as a first step in preparing a regional...

 

 

 

 

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