Coastal Erosion Management in Australia and the U.S.
Current knowledge and management policies in both Australia and the U. S. favor non-structural over structural responses to coastal erosion problems wherever possible. The trend towards...

Harbor Management a Cooperative Effort in Connecticut
Connecticut Legislature passed an Act concerning harbor management which enables coastal communities to establish harbor management committees and prepare harbor management plans. This...

Coastal Management Problems in the United Kingdom
Five case-studies from the East coast of England illustrate some of the obstacles facing more enlightened coastal management in the United Kingdom. All the examples demonstrate unsatisfactory...

Local Government Implementation of Chesapeake Bay Protection
The 1984 session of the Maryland General Assembly concluded with the passage of a legislative package on the Chesapeake Bay. One of the cornerstones of the package is the Critical Areas...

Conservation of Marine and Estuarine Areas in a Federal System
The 1982 United Nations Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention of customary international law now provide coastal nations like the United States and Australia with a 200-mile Exclusive Economic...

On the Implementation of the Coastal Law
The 3rd draft of the Regulation for the Coastal Zone Management of Jiangsu Province has been worked out and is being examined by the Provincial People's Government. The coastal...

Recommendations Concerning Learning from Failures

Legislative Trends Affecting the Funding of Public Works
The paper reviews key factors that will shape legislative consideration of measures to provide infrastructure to support urban growth and to maintain existing public facilities. The discussion...

Infrastructure Decisions: Comments—Questions—Suggestions
The paper discusses some of the decisions that can or should be made when planning and operating infrastructure systems. Six classes of decisions are discussed: local considerations, local...

The Emergence of Aménagement in the California Coastal Zone
For several decades now the California Coast has been under intense development pressures. The passage of Proposition 20 in 1972 and the subsequent package of Coastal Legislation in 1976...

Damage Tolerance Assessment of Commercial Airframes
The regulatory authorities now require that commercial transport aircraft structural design be based on a damage tolerance philosophy. A brief history of the development of the regulations...

Workshop on Infrastructure Legislation

Environmental Legislation Impact on the Port of New York and New Jersey
Environmental legislation since 1972 has resulted in an extensive evaluation of dredged material disposal alternatives for New York Harbor navigation projects. Consideration has been given...

Mandatory Continuing Education: A Legislative Myth?
The case against state enforcement of continuing education for engineers is presented. It is argued that engineers who wish to remain competitive and successful in their field will seek...

Port of New Orleans Upgrading of Facilities at First Street Wharf

Evolution of Highway Safety Legislation

State Response to the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972

California's Coastal Protection Constituency: Conserving a Critically Valuable Resource

Coast Effectiveness: A Better Beach for Your Buck

Beach Access — Getting More for Less

 

 

 

 

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