Statewide NPS Management Strategies
Statewide nonpoint source (NPS) management strategies are necessary because there are several different levels of authority involved, and the priority of action needs to be related to...

Valuing Residual Emissions in Electricity Planning
Incorporating the valuation of residual emissions into calculations of social cost permits comparisons among alternative sources of electricity generation inclusive of environmental impacts....

Blasting Procedures for the 54-Inch Ramona Pipeline at Interstate 15 Bridge Crossing

Assessing Impacts on Biological Resources from Site Characterization Activities of the Yucca Mountain Project
An integrated impact assessment program was developed to monitor the possible effects of Site Characterization Activities (SCA) on the biological resources of the Yucca Mountain area....

Strategies Which Permit Multiple Discrete Section Properties per Member in 3D Frameworks
Strategies for discrete structural optimization of 3D steel frames with coupled section properties are presented. These strategies include linearized branch and bound, simulated annealing,...

Models for Groundwater Permit Determination
This paper describes legislation and research related to establishing a permitting system for groundwater withdrawals. Two mathematical programming models are described that address the...

Santa Clara Valley Nonpoint Source Program, Santa Clara County, CA
A Water Quality Basin Plan prepared for the region in 1986 by the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) promulgated regulations to control inputs of pollutants to South San Francisco...

Texas Reservoir Projects: Permitting & Mitigation
Recent reservoir projects in Texas were reviewed on the basis of permitting and mitigation, and subsequent project costs. We document trends of increasing time to prepare and process permit...

Implementing Sacramento's NPDES Stormwater Permit
Between 1987 and 1990, EPA established the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit application requirements and deadlines for stormwater discharges. During this...

49th Street Bridge: A Study in Environmental Planning
The State of Florida, with its substantial environmental legislation, rigorous permitting requirements, and growing public awareness, poses a major challenge for the water resources engineer....

The Managemet of Storm Water Runoff Associated with Industrial Activity
Section 405 of the Water Quality Act of 1987 mandates that municipal and industrial storm water discharges are point sources of water pollution and are subject to regulation under the...

Hurricane Hugo and the SC Coastal Council

Coastal Legislation in the British Virgin Islands

Landscape Simulation of Coastal Wetlands

Results of the Marine Review Committee's Study on the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Implications for Future Marine Environmental Decisions

CZMA Consistency Opinions: An Undiscovered Body of Law
The Coastal Zone Management Act allows states to block the issuance of Federal licenses and permits if the permitted activity would be inconsistent with the state's Federally...

Agency Alert: Ignoring the Nollan Nexus May Cost You Money
After discussing two landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions, this article proposes a model for assessing the legal adequacy of development permit conditions, applies that model in analyzing...

The Marine Review Committee San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: A Case Study of the Use of Scientific Data in the Regulatory Decision-Making Process
In 1974, the California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission established the Marine Review Committee (MRC) as a condition of the coastal permit for construction of the San Onofre Nuclear...

The Changing Local Government Role in Permitting OCS Development
The Santa Barbara and Ventura region of California was the location of some of the earliest oil and gas development in the country. Spiraling oil prices, improved technologies and better...

The Role of Mitigation Funds in Mitigating Residual Impacts
Environmental Impact Reports/Statements (EIR/S) for four offshore oil and gas projects with onshore components in Santa Barbara county have identified potential impacts to coastal and...

 

 

 

 

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