The Analysis of the Environmental Impact
Oil serves mankind. Winning such a valuable and necessary energy resource demands for stringent rules. It is not the oil which threatens the environment on earth, but the negligence of...

Sand Rights A Legal System to Protect The Shores of the Beach
The legal system of water rights in California is highly developed. So far, however, it has failed to recognize in any comprehensive fashion the importance of the sand which is transported...

Use of Private Legal Actions to Protect Beaches
In response to shoreline migration, private oceanfront landowners often erect shoreline erosion control structures such as groins and bulkheads. These structures may exacerbate erosion...

On the Implementation of the Coastal Law
The 3rd draft of the Regulation for the Coastal Zone Management of Jiangsu Province has been worked out and is being examined by the Provincial People's Government. The coastal...

Liability of the Resident Engineer
This paper focuses on specific examples of resident engineer liability situations. It specifically discusses to whom the resident engineer has responsibility, why the law imposes the liability...

Ethics in Contract Administration
Society still struggles with the moral dilemma of whether an act must be illegal to be unethical. Citing codes and examples, this paper focuses on the ethical aspects of Resident Engineers...

Proper Specifying with the Or Equal Clause
'Or Equal' product specifications are the subject of this paper and shown to be frequently involved in quite serious contract disputes. Management strategies...

Documentation—A Key to Preventing Contract Disputes
From most attorneys' point of view, when the elements of good contract administration are studied and discussed, one of the most important elements is thorough and accurate...

Design Standards and Public Liability
For years in California, a defense to a negligence action was contributory negligence. This was replaced in 1975 by comparative negligence, which the paper discusses. It then goes on to...

Infrastructure for Urban Growth
Papers presented dealt with the financial, legal, political, planning, and engineering issues associated with providing public infrastructure necessary to meet the demands of growth in...

Henderson Marsh Mitigation Agreement
The Henderson Marsh Mitigation Agreement is a legal document entered into by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and the Weyerhauser...

Cutoff Bendways and the Legal Dilemma Regarding Property Ownership

Legal Accommodation of Conjunctive Water Use

Technical Aspects of Arizona Groundwater Law

Liability and Highway Design

Liability in Construction Management
The concept of professional construction management has emerged and developed over the past decade in response to pressures for faster and more economical project completions. This has...

Toxic Torts

The Legal Profile of the Construction Manager

The CM's Liability to Other Parties — Negligence

The Construction Manager as Expert Witness

 

 

 

 

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