Balancing Environmental Issues when Developing the Marina Project Scope

Overweight Trucks and Safety of Bridges
Most states face increasing pressure to issue more and heavier overweight truck permits. Current permit checking methods of many states adopt the AASHTO rating concept with or without...

NPDES Storm Water Permit Compliance at Air Force Installations
Recent changes to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program require that storm water discharges associated with industrial activity be regulated under the NPDES...

Coping with EPA's Transportation Storm Water Permit
EPA has released NPDES storm water monitoring data from group applicants. This paper will analyze the data to determine which pollutants are present in storm water runoff from transportation...

Critical Issues in Post Disaster Code Enforcement

1992: When Things Began to Move at Yucca Mountain
This paper examines progress made on the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) during 1992 and continuing into 1993. In addition, it discusses and describes design work on...

Global Approaches for the Nonconvex Optimization of Pipe Networks
Because the pipe network problem is nonconvex, two global search schemes, MULTISTART and ANNEALING, are employed to permit a local optimum seeking method to migrate among various local...

Standards for Digital Exchange of Information in the Building Industry
The computer has been used as an effective tool in civil engineering practice for over three decades. During that time numerous software vendors have developed their own proprietary formats...

Nondestructive Evaluation Techniques and Their Role in Infrastructure Management
Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques can play an important role in infrastructure management. They can be used to assess current condition a well as to predict future performance...

Washington State Coastal Erosion Management Strategy
The shores of Washington's inland coast - Puget Sound - undergo chronic and episodic erosion and landsliding. The problem is not nearly so great here as elsewhere in the U.S.A., but what...

Environmental Impacts on a Beach Nourishment Borrow Area, Manatee County, Florida
The author describes how environmental restraints affected a beach nourishment project in Manatee County, Florida. The project's principal sand source contained 24 million cubic yards...

The Flows of Suspended Sandy Material Along the Section of Bulgarian Coast
Combining of available models of elementary hydro- and lithodynamic processes in a single calculation scheme permits to evaluate the volumes of detrital material transported either way...

Quantity and Quality of Dry Weather Flow in Las Vegas Valley, Nevada
In recognition of the potential for dry weather flows to convey pollutants from the Las Vegas Valley, the potential economic and resource value of these flows within the Valley, and the...

GIS and Storm-Water Management
Developing and implementing a municipal storm-water management program under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) presents a textbook example of how the abilities...

Storm Water Permitting: A Case Study in Cooperation
Amendments to the Clean Water Act established a framework for regulating industrial and municipal storm water discharges under the National Pollutant Discharge and Elimination System (NPDES)....

Case Study - 401 Permit and Discharge Aeration

Tideland Reclamation: Establishing a Permitting System for Taiwan
Tideland reclamation represents one of the most serious challenges facing coastal zone management in Taiwan. Due to limited living space on the island and the difficulty in obtaining land,...

Permit Enforcement, The Achilles Heel of Coastal Protection: Strategies for Effective Coastal Regulation
In 1976, the California State Legislature passed the California Coastal Act, one of the strongest pieces of environmental protection and land use control legislation in the nation for...

Effectiveness of Wetland Regulation in San Diego County, California
This study evaluated the cumulative impacts to wetlands permitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and California Department of Fish and Game in San Diego County, California between...

The Permitting Process for Oil Exploration and Development Projects on the North Slope of Alaska—An Oil Company Perspective
The five oil fields of Alaska's North Slope, including the giant Prudhoe Bay field the largest oil field in North America, contribute approximately 25% of United State domestic oil production...

 

 

 

 

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