Coastal Zone Management Case Study of the Westernport Region, Victoria, Australia
This paper summarizes a case study conducted as part of the Coastal Zone Inquiry of the Australian Resource Assessment Commission. Once of a set of case studies conducted for each of the...

Framework for the Planning and Coastal Management of the Concepcion, San Vicente and Coronel Bays, Chile
During recent years, coastal area degradation in the Biobio Region, especially in the enclosed bays and estuaries, have been monumental. At this time, the progressive loss of resources,...

Real World Applications of Pipeline Leak Detection
This paper covers various leak detection methodologies and how they are integrated into the Williams Pipe Line system. Special emphasis is given to the dynamic model method of leak detection...

New Road Safety Initiatives in New Zealand
A considerable number of initiatives have been taken in New Zealand recently to keep pressure on the downward trend in road crashes and casualties. These have included government legislation...

The Endangered Species Act: Unlawful Takings and an Incidental Take Permit

The Demise of Equal Consideration; Otherwise Known as ESA Section 7 Consultation

The Curse of Sisyphus: Using License Reopeners to Impose Additional Environmental Conditions on FERC Licensed Projects

Reflections on the New Systems Study Project
1993 marks the 25th anniversary of the New Systems Study Project. This project produced a report from President Johnson to the Congress entitled....

Americans With Disabilities Act—Implications for APM Design
This paper provides an overview of the ADA origins, and its relationship with previous legislation, standards, and federal agencies. Key ADA requirements, as written in the DOT Final Rule,...

Implications of ISTEA on the Implementation of APMs
The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991, approved 372-47 in the House and 79-8 in the Senate, is a landmark legislation in the area of transportation. Through...

Revitalizing the Florida Coastal Management Program
The Florida Coastal Management Program has received critical evaluations from the Federal Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management citing serious concerns about the effectiveness...

Coastal Development and Cumulative Effects
This paper considers management of habitat quality in coastal zones. It highlights contradictions between modern needs and past modes of development, including industrialization, agrarian...

Argentina: Advances on Coastal Management
This paper updates the description and analysis of coastal management strategies and institutional arrangements as practiced in Argentina at national, provincial and municipal levels....

New Directions for EPA's High-Level Waste Standards
Recently enacted legislation passed by the 102nd Congress directs a significant change in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) development of standards for spent fuel, high-level...

Ocean Management Under the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act: Sanctuaries, Dumping and Development
This paper examines the terms of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (MPRSA), 3 its legislative history, and its implementation by NOAA and EPA, and concludes...

An Overview of the Federal Headwater Benefits Program

Pilot Study to Meet Drinking Water Regulations

Evolution of the French Policy Related to the Studies on Long-Lived Radioactive Waste Management

Equivalence to 1,000 MTHM of Spent Fuel: Application of 40 CFR Part 191 to Other Wastes

Implementing the Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT) Program in Nevada

 

 

 

 

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