Economic Evaluation of Coastal Recreation Projects

Coastal Area Facility Review Act—The Ebb and Flow—Legal Aspects

Licensing in the 1990's: Can FERC Be a One-Stop Shop?
The Federal Water Power Act of 1920 was enacted in order to create a comprehensive licensing scheme for hydroelectric power development. Central to that scheme was the consolidation of...

Simulation for Construction Planning and Control
A prototype system was created as part of a research project for the U.S. Navy Construction Battalions (the Seabees) and has been given the acronym SEACONS (SEAbee Construction Simulation)....

Factors in Design and Construction of a Modern Marine Terminal in Upper New York Bay: Accommodating Coastal Zone Interests

Development of a Model Shoreline Management Atlas for Local Government: The Palm Beach County Example

Beach Nourishment Permitting in Florida: Case Studies From a Regulatory Agency Perspective

Practical Approaches to Instream Flow Evaluations

Design and Construction of Lower Chase Creek Dam
Lower Chase Creek Dam is a roller compacted concrete flood control dam located in a generally dry creek in eastern Arizona. Dam design, including the site investigation and start-up of...

Recursive Modeling of Dynamic Response of MDOF Systems
The dynamic response of multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) systems to correlated multi-input random excitations utilizing recursive modeling is presented. The recursive model is formulated...

1987-88 Actions on El Paso vs. New Mexico
It has been determined by the City of El Paso that water wells near the Texas-New Mexico borders should be used to supplement their water supply in the years 2000-2020. Opposition to the...

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...

A View from the Bottom: Challenges and Prospects
This presentation addresses the Water Quality Act of 1987 (WQA) as it pertains to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for municipal separate storm sewers. Regulations...

Public Aid to Help Assess Nesting Sea Turtle Populations in Florida
In 1979, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) initiated a public statewide assessment project by establishing a network of survey volunteers. This network consists of state and federal...

Mitigation Banking—A Balance of Interests
Mitigation projects are generally conducted on an independent basis. Each time a prospective developer applies for a 404 permit to fill coastal wetlands, he must submit to a lengthy mitigation...

Innovative Approaches to Mitigating Cumulative Impacts
Faced with rapid acceleration in offshore oil and gas development, Santa Barbara County has advanced the recognition, evaluation, and mitigation of cumulative impacts. The County's...

Offshore Oil and Gas NPDES Permits: Creative Solutions—Three Case Studies
The U. S. EPA has responsibility under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to maintain and enhance the quality of the Nation's waters. Section 402 of the CWA authorizes EPA to issue...

A Safer Earthquake Design Approach
The Uniform Building Code earthquake code permits taking advantage of a frame's capacity to absorb energy at stresses beyond yield. Dropping that provision would save lives....

Long Crested Weirs
A method has been developed to integrate and evaluate the head relationship between canal weirs and turnouts. The objective is to minimize flow variations through the turnout and at the...

The Washington State Public Access Program: Finding Solutions to the Shortcomings
This paper discusses the problems of providing adequate public access and focuses on many of the solutions which have been found and implemented in Washington State. In 1983, the Shorelands...

 

 

 

 

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