Texas Coastal Mitigation: A Planning Approach
The Texas General Land Office manages 3. 5 million acres of submerged state-owned land in the bays and Gulf of Mexico. In granting permits, the agency always attempts to prevent damage...

Resolving Permit Conflicts in Oregon's Coastal Zone
Oregon has a complex system of federal, state and local government agency planning and permitting in its coastal zone. The policies, standards and permits of these agencies frequently...

How to Save a Resource Negotiated Development
In negotiating a development project where the object is to preserve a resource, the negotiator must 'bring something to the table. ' That something is either...

Merging Alaskan Aquaculture and Coastal Management
Since the 1970s the coastal management and the private aquaculture programs in Alaska have developed and progressed in a parallel, yet unilateral fashion. The efforts at clarifying shared...

Taxing Response Evasion on the Great Barrier Reef
A class of models known as randomized response designs has been shown to reduce survey response bias to incriminating questions by assuring respondent confidentiality. The purpose of this...

Background to Petroleum Development in Santa Barbara County
This discussion introduces several papers which examine solutions to challenges posed to local agencies by ongoing development of offshore petroleum resources. Innovative solutions have...

Mitigation of Impacts Associated with Oil and Gas Development Projects
The large scale oil and gas development occurring in Santa Barbara County has the potential to cause extensive environmental impacts on many resources within the county. The county has...

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...

Innovative Techniques in Permit Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement
The development of offshore petroleum resources has brought extensive onshore industrial development to Santa Barbara County. The County's chief mechanism for requiring project...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Regulatory Program in Alaskan Coastal Areas
The Alaska District Regulatory Program has jurisdiction for the entire State of Alaska. There are more than 54,716 kilometers (34,000 miles) of coastline and numerous inland waterways...

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 Primer on Permit Conditioning
The use, development, and protection of coastal, ocean, and marine resources is highly dependent on the various permits issued by local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Thousands...

Port Facility Development: Public Access and Mitigation Requirements
Coordination of compatible uses and resolution of use conflicts requires continuous effort, extending beyond the planning and permit process and requiring long-range committment of staff...

How to Provide Shoreline Public Access
Methods of providing access facilities are covered which range from outright acquisition, obtaining public easements, and converting street ends to conditioning development permits. 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...

A Design rReview Board's Role in Developing Public Access
In the past 20 years, the Bay Commission, through its permit process, has required that new public access be provided along more than 100 linear miles of the shoreline of San Francisco...

Controls on the Development and Operation of Shrimp Farms in Ecuador
Best sites for shrimp farm in Ecuador are located in the beach and bay zone. Another option is upland. Several procedures for obtaining a lease in the beach and bay zone or to buy vacant...

Automated Permit Review for Hazardous Waste Surface Impoundments
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to develop automated permit review for RCRA hazardous waste surface impoundment facilities. The review automation will consist...

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...

Ackers-White Equation: Transportation by Size Fractions
The Ackers-White procedure for sediment transport has been modified to permit calculation by size fractions. The original logic has been retained, but A values for incipient motion have...

 

 

 

 

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