Historical, Current and Upcoming Regulation Schedules for Lake Okeechobee
This paper reviews historical information of regulation practices for Lake Okeechobee since the beginning of the century. It also describes and analyzes the multipurpose objectives associated...

Policy Issues Related to Replacement of Fish Screens at Glenn-Colusa Intake

Water Transfer Law in Kansas
As Kansas enters an era when the water resources are almost fully appropriated, entities needing water may have to purchase or condemn water rights and might have to go long distances...

Changes of Water Rights - The Colorado Experience
This paper describes engineering efforts which are involved with the judicial changes of water rights in the State of Colorado....

Transbasin Diversions: Trends in State Legislation
Transbasin diversion legislation as enacted throughout the United States is reviewed. Commonalities are examined as are regional differences. Legislative trends are evaluated utilizing...

Reclamation and Water Conservation
The Bureau of Reclamation's (Reclamation) original challenge, to settle the West and establish an agricultural base, has been met. Further, Reclamation's role has been evolving from that...

Environmental Justice: Implications for Siting of Federal Radioactive Waste Management Facilities

Kumar, Prasanna N.

Transition from the Functional Requirements to the Technical Requirements Baseline

Role of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's On-Site Representatives in Pre-Licensing Activities for a High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository

Federal Risk Management Policy: Where Are the Problems?
Federal risk management policy involves both risk assessment and risk management elements. Risk assessment consists of hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment,...

Shelters for Hurricane Refuge

An Evaluation of Rail Access Routes to Yucca Mountain

Balancing Water Allocation and Water Quality: The Model State Water Code
The Model State Water Code (hereafter called the 'Code') currently being developed by an ASCE task committee is intended to provide a source of legal norms of water allocation for use...

Public Involvement and Participation: Planning Imperatives for the Coming Century
The literature has identified three types of responses to natural resources planning and management efforts in the United States. The first focused upon the more effective use of existing...

Space Commercialization: Problems of Law and Policy
This paper focuses on executive and legislative efforts to promote the growth of commercial space industries in the United States. After a discussion of the current, situation and efforts...

The Role of SEAOH in the Post-Iniki Rebuilding and Recovery Effort

Development in Criteria for Dam Corrective Actions
Reviewed is the recent history of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Safety of Dams (SOD) Program. Particularly, the development of decision philosophies and technical approaches...

Certified Safety Assessment of Zoccolo Dam
The paper reports one of the activities carried out in the framework of a so called `certified assessment of safety' program activated by ENEL SpA - Italian National Electric Board - in...

Michigan Dam Safety Inspection
This paper describes the new dam safety act which took affect in Michigan in 1990. This act provides for regular inspection of almost 900 dams in Michigan that meet the size and storage...

 

 

 

 

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