Impact of Annual Repayment on Efficient Use of Power Revenues
Congressional efforts to control Federal budget deficits are leading to new requirements for fixed annual repayment of investment in power and irrigation facilities. Traditionally, investments...

Market Projections for the Hydroelectric Industry
The hydroelectric industry enjoyed a rapid rate of development from 1980 through 1986. This expansion was fed in part by a combination of tax incentives, the PURPA legislation, and high...

Environmental Appraisal of Small Hydro Projects in Ontario
Despite a large interest from the developing community and the aid of Ontario's Small Hydro Encouragement Program (Ministry of Energy 1986) which is administrated by the Ontario...

High Plains States' View on Weather Modification
The need for a critical analysis of all weather modification efforts has continued to be expressed during the ten years of the North American Interstate Weather Modification Council (NAIWMC)....

The Nebraska Chemigation Cat—1987 in Review
The Nebraska Chemigation Act was signed into law in April of 1986 with requirements effective January 1, 1987. The Act is one of the most comprehensive pieces of chemigation legislation...

Current Status of Research and Implementation
A review of the effectiveness of roadway safety measures to reduce traffic accidents is given. This paper attempts to discuss in detail the current status of safety-related knowledge and...

Changing Requirements
There are three sections to the presentation. First, a discussion of the changing environment of highway transportation - what are the factors and variables that are changing in the world...

Highway Safety - Planning for the Future
Because motor vehicle traffic is expected to continue to grow, renewed efforts will be required to prevent the problem of motor vehicle crash deaths and injuries growing much larger than...

Highway Safety in 2010: Compromising Among Values
A prediction is made of the highway safety development, based on analysis of current crash data and expected improvements in highway safety. The paper includes discussions of travel mileage...

Institutional Stormwater Management Issues
Research, innovation, and structure performance are necessary components of an overall stormwater management program, but program success or failure rests on its institutional framework....

New Vs. Old? A New Capacity Question Facing Hydropower Redevelopers
Determining the extent of PURPA-qualified 'new capacity' which may be created as a result of the modification/rebuild/redevelopment of existing projects is a...

Federal Consistency: Facts and Fantasies
The federal consistency provisions at Section 307 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (the CZMA, Pub. Law 92-583, as amended) require, in general, that federal agencies act in a...

Federalism and Federal Consistency: The State Perspective
Since 1972, an effective federal-state partnership has been operating to manage our nation's coastal resources under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA). But the federal...

Combating Coastal Pollution in Ghana
Studies conducted along the Gulf of Guinea in Ghana have shown that the coastal environment in some places is polluted. Efforts made to combat this problem have so far not been effective...

Managing Growth in Florida: Focus on the Coast
Management of the Florida's phenomenal growth and protection of the coasts became an issue of major public concern in Florida in the mid-1980s. The legislative response to...

Copenhagen Metropolitan Region Coast Erosion Management
Modern requirements for control and development of the coastal zone are best fulfilled through ad hoc initiatives towards coordination between authorities and professionals, based on truly...

Coastal Area Management in the South Pacific Islands
Within the broad framework provided by the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme a coastal area management programme, SOPACOAST, is underway. Its approach is broad, encompassing...

Resolving Fisheries Conflicts in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's Coast Conservation Act appears to be the strongest piece of legislation governing the use of coastal resources among their world countries. The implementation...

Ecosystem Studies and Policy-Relevant Evaluative Research (abstract)
The central purpose of policy-relevant evaluative research is to provide information that is directly applicable to making decisions related to the legislative or institutional authority...

Resource Planning and Management Committees: A Tool for Intergovernmental Coordination and Conflict Resolution
This article analyzes the role of resource planning and management committees as key intergovernmental coordination and conflict resolution devices in Florida's Area of Critical...

 

 

 

 

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