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...

The Greening of Corporate America
Since the decade of the 80's has seen both the most stringent environment regulations as well as the most destructive environmental incidents in our history, most American...

Where's the Competition?: The Real Threats to Project Relicensing
The real potential competition in relicensing hydroelectric facilities is for use of the water and land resources currently dedicated to hydro power production. Relicensing applicants...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Specifying Trench Safety: the Texas Experience
The frequency of accidents during trenching operations has grown so dramatically that the issue has caught the attention of both industry 'insiders' and 'outsiders.'...

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,...

Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction?—The Lawyer's Point of View
Encountering the unexpected is to be expected - it is one of the risks inherent in construction. While encountering the unexpected cannot be completely prevented, steps to (1) reduce the...

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...

The Free Trade Agreement and Working on Each Other's Turf
The Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the United States is a catalyst for increased cross border construction work. The impact on the Canadian economy is considered. Somes negative...

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 Liability Crisis-Revisited
The 'liability crisis' of the 1980s which has affected engineers and other professionals in a significant way is considered. A number of theories or opinions...

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

Coastal Wetlands
This proceedings, Coastal Wetlands, contains papers presented at Coastal Zone '91, the Seventh Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

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...

Coastlines of the Caribbean
This proceedings, Coastlines of the Caribbean, contains papers presented at Coastal Zone '91, the Seventh Symposium on Coastal...

Coastlines of Japan
This proceedings, Coastlines of Japan, contains papers presented at Coastal Zone '91, the Seventh Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

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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