Induced Subsidence: Environmental and Legal Implications
Subsidence of coastal areas can be induced by withdrawal of fluids from shallow, unconsolidated horizons beneath the shore zone. In southern California, Huntington Beach, Torrance/Redondo...

Global Climate Change: Institutional and Policy Considerations
This paper briefly describes research in progress by the authors on the institutional and policy considerations of issues related to global climate change. The aim of the research is to...

EPA Guidelines for Water Reuse
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Agency for International Development are cosponsoring preparation of water reuse guidelines. The guidelines are being developed to...

Private Hydropower Projects: Exporting the American Experience
This paper addresses different aspects of exporting the American knowledge and experience in the private development of small-scale hydropower projects. It details the 'export'...

Current Legal Issues Impacting Temporary Works in Construction
There are two evolving areas of legal concern to the engineer and contractor involved in any aspect of temporary construction. The interpretation and application of the Occupational Safety...

Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction? A Heavy Construction Contractor's Viewpoint
The complex question of who pays for the unexpected in construction is analyzed using several examples from experience. In addition to the unexpected being due to subsurface conditions,...

Responsibility and Liability of Inspection
There is much confusion over who is responsible for inspection of construction. This paper argues that the designer is the most appropriate individual to inspect the work. The designer...

The California Coastal Zone Experience
This proceedings, California Coastal Zone Experience, contains papers presented at Coastal Zone '91, the Seventh Symposium on...

Understanding Potential Legal Liabilities of Water Resource Professionals and How to Avoid Them
The salvation of the country's water resources is one of the most important problems facing it today. Focused, as they are, on a problem of such overwhelming significance,...

The Changing Legal Structure of Non-Utility Generation in the 1990's
Before actual construction of a small power production or cogeneration facility commences, numerous economic, technical and legal factors have been considered during the planning process....

Legal Principles and Theories
Legal issues are intertwined with all aspects of the technical considerations relating to temporary structures. This paper presents an introduction to the legal theories which relate to...

Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction? The Law, the Courts and ADR
If the question as to who pays for the unexpected in construction has to be answered because the parties have not amicably resolved a particular dispute, that answer will depend upon the...

Changing Legal Issues Regarding Transfer of a Plant Up for Relicensing
Part I of the Federal Power Act ('FPA') includes a little understood, but potentially powerful mechanism for encouraging the efficient development and prudent...

Coastal Zone '91
Coastal Zone '91 is the seventh in a series of biennial multidisciplinary symposia on comprehensive coastal and ocean management. The papers included in this proceedings review...

Interim Findings of an Ocean Policy Study for the State of Mississippi
In 1989, the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal program received funding from the National Sea Grant Program to produce an Ocean Policy Study for the state of Mississippi. The goals of...

Legal Remedies Against Inlet-Caused Erosion
Property owners and others affected by erosion caused by an inlet's interference with the natural littoral drift have legal rights. Those rights are based upon traditional...

Legal Strategy in Dealing with Fish and Wildlife Resource Agencies
This paper is designed to provide a strategy for negotiating with Resource Agencies during the consultation and the 10(j) process. The strategy discussed herein can be reduced to three,...

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...

Dangerous Goods Emergency Response—The Western Australian Experience
A general overview of the State of Western Australia including: the legal framework of the Dangerous Goods and Emergency response management scenarios; particular problems unique to the...

A New Approach to Waterfront Development and Use Control
One of America's most significant waterfront communities is faced with complex problems regarding the preservation and enhancement of its maritime and waterfront heritage....

 

 

 

 

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