Permit Compliance Programs for Large Scale Development Projects
California Assembly Bill 3180 requires that the implementation of environmental mitigation measures be monitored for compliance during project development. Permit compliance programs for...

Onsite Compliance Programs for Major Oil and Gas Projects
Major oil and gas projects developed in Santa Barbara County are monitored for compliance with conditions of approval through various enforcement and compliance programs. the Resource...

Extensive Civil Penalties Apply—Lessons Learned Since Waterpower '89
Section 12 of ECPA authorized the FERC to assess civil penalties in enforcing Part I of the Federal Power Act and its implementing regulations, as well as the terms and conditions of hydropower...

Utilizing Wetlands for Stormwater Retention
The design steps an engineer uses to develop natural wetlands to provide flood control while continuing to retain their natural functions will be analyzed. This paper will include a discussion...

Who Pays for the Unexpected in Construction
A grouting contractor's point of view on who pays for the unexpected in construction is presented. Because grouting can be used as an alternative for other construction procedures,...

Design of Large Project Permit Management System
This paper provides a brief overview of the functional specifications for a Permit Tracking and Evaluation System (PTES) which is interfaced to the master schedule of design and construction...

The Impact of User Interfaces on CAD Systems
The generation of architectural layouts through knowledge-based techniques forms a notable focus in design research efforts. A significant aspect of this research centers upon the development...

Building a Marina in Mexico
The objective of this paper is to present a summary of the development of marinas in Mexico, especially in the last five years, since the relaxation of government regulations in this sphere,...

Environmental Permitting a Major Expressway Facility in Florida
As general consultant to the Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority, Howard, Needles, Tammen and Bergendoff (HNTB) was responsible for the environmental permitting required for...

Weighting Factors for Transferable Discharge Permit Programs That Group Several Pollutants
Transferable discharge permit (TDP) programs for controlling several pollutants may manage such pollutants as several individual commodities or as a single weighted sum of the various...

Hydrology Review for Corps 404 Permit Process
Since 1985 the Corps of Engineers has reviewed Section 404 permit requests in regard to hydrology and hydraulic impacts of developments in the mainstem floodplains of the Trinity River...

Impacts of EPA Storm Water Regulations on the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
New storm water discharge permit application regulations proposed by EPA will have a significant impact on municipalities across the nation. Cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are...

ARES: an Accident Report Entry System for Local Agencies
The ARES microcomputer workstation system permits local police and engineering agencies to enter their own Michigan traffic accident reports from the statewide standard Form UD-10. The...

Stormwater Regulations From Local Governments' View

Inclusion of Wetlands in Designated Floodway Studies
The purpose of this paper is to propose a change in the traditional methods and procedures used by hydrologist and hydraulic engineers to define floodways and floodway fringe areas. We...

Can Erosion Control Meet Regulatory Standards?
An erosion control design method for rainfall/surface erosion is presented that enables the designer to determine design loads and the resulting erosion control requirements. Design loads...

Application of the Ackers-White Procedure for Transport by Size Fractions and Testing in HEC-6
Modification of the Ackers-White method for the calculation of sediment transport by size fractions has led to a procedure which not only permits such calculations, but also increases...

Sacramento's Proactive Stormwater Permit Program
In January 1990, with the encouragement and assistance of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board-Central Valley Region (Regional Board), the City and County of Sacramento,...

The Role of Permits in the Management of Large Water Bodies

Practical Approaches to Instream Flow Evaluations

 

 

 

 

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