Water for Houston: The Wallisville Case
The multipurpose Wallisville project included an industrial water supply for Houston. The project was nearly 70 percent complete when environmentalists succeeded in stopping construction...

An Economic Evaluation of Property Rights to Groundwater Resources in the State of Texas
The objective of this paper is to evaluate the basis for determination of property rights to groundwater in Texas, and to consider the implications of existing groundwater legislation...

Key Environmental Development Issues
Environmental statutes dealing with the control of pollutants generally regulate precriptively, establishing both technical standards, relating to discharges and their effect on the environment,...

Microprocessor-Based Motorist Aid Systems
Motorist aid systems (MAS's) currently being built under a state legislated program in California are fully exploiting the benefits of microprocessor technology. This technology...

Stormwater Quality Institutional Considerations

Procedures Used for Determining Water Rights on the Caribbean National Forest
In response to increasing demand, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico enacted legislation requiring current users of water to file existing water uses. Application for water rights on the...

Environmental Assessments - A Users' Guide

Availability of Portland Cement
A general description of economic, technical, and environmental factors that affect the types of portland cement available is presented. Economic factors have had a major effect on balance...

Alternative Technologies for Waste Minimization
The recently enacted waste minimization legislation, SB 14 (Roberti) places an additional regulatory burden on manufacturers in the Bay Area. The requirement for waste minimization plans...

Management and Legislative Implications of Recent Oil Spills

Conference on Oil Spills—Management and Legislative Implications

Slick Work: An Analysis of the Oil Pollution Act of 1989

Federal Tanker Oil Spill Legislation: Implications for Marine Transportation

Inadequacy of Federal Forum for Resolution of Oil Spill Damages

Pending Oil Spill Law: An Environmentalist's View

Oil Spills
Management and Legislative Implications
Oil Spills: Management and Legislative Implications is the proceedings of a conference held in Newport, Rhode Island, May 15-18, 1990. The...

On-Site Representation and Oversight: A Special Role for the State of the Nevada and Nye County in the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program
The on-site representation and oversight provision of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), as amended, represents a continuation of a longstanding trend toward State and local...

The Congressional Response to Oil Spills

Waste Management Practices in Antarctica

Assessing the Role of Regulation in Urban Goods Movement
While economic regulation per se is becoming virtually non-existant, other forms of regulations which result in finite and measurable economic impacts continue on -- and indeed are proliferating....

 

 

 

 

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