Cooperation and the Endangered Species Act
Passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973 set the stage for some of the nations most polemic environmental battles. One of these is in the Colorado River Basin which is home...

Balancing Power Production with Natural Resource Benefits: Can You Trade Apples for Oranges?
Recent legislation affecting the licensing of hydropower projects requires that equal consideration be given to power and nonpower resource values. As is the case for past attempts to...

Legal Strategy in Dealing with Fish and Wildlife Resource Agencies
This paper is designed to provide a strategy for negotiating with Resource Agencies during the consultation and the 10(j) process. The strategy discussed herein can be reduced to three,...

In-Situ Calibration of USGS Piezometer Installations
Among the few potentially liquefiable sites around the world that have been permanently instrumented with pore-pressure transducers and accelerometers, only the Wildlife Site in the Imperial...

Manatee Ecology and Conservation in Coastal Georgia

Anaheim Bay Wetland Restoration and Enhancement—An Overview
The Port of Long Beach has completed a 116-acre wetland restoration project at the National Wildlife Refuge in Seal Beach, California. Construction required more than ten months and involved...

Possum Kingdom Lake: The Impact of Releases for Fish and Wildlife
Possum Kingdom Lake is a 570,000 acre-foot reservoir on the Brazos River in Palo Pinto County, Texas, owned and operated by the Brazos River Authority (BRA). In 1985 the BRA applied to...

An Evaluation of the Large Mammal Entry/Escape Steps Coachella Canal In-Place Lining Project
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a new system of large mammal entry/escape steps as part of the environmental investigations for the Coachella Canal In-place Lining Prototype,...

Spills on the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull

Information Technology: A Key to Effective Marine Sanctuary Management

An Analysis of Western North Atlantic Cetacean Strandings from 1978 to 1988: Implications of the 1987-88 Dolphin Die-Off

Potential Non-Traffic Benefits from a New Highway
The State of Delaware is now in the design/build phase of a major north-south relief highway. Expedient action included an Environmental Impact Statement adequate to show that the project...

Managing the Columbia River to Meet Anadromous Fish Requirements
According to northwest fishery agencies and Indian tribes the protection for juvenile salmon and steelhead is not adequate. The Northwest Power Planning Council, formed as the result of...

Negotiating with State and Federal Fish and Wildlife Agencies
The Federal Power Act of 1920 (Act), as amended by the Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986, requires that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in order to adequately and equitably...

Coastal Refueling Sites for Global Bird Migrants

Environmental Information, the Public and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

What the Fix is and How we Developed it: The Process of Negotiating an Agreement on the Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1988, and What the Amendments Will Require

Determining Habitat Value of Intertidal Mud Flats

Zooplankton Characterization of an Estuary Under Industrial Stress

Citizen Involvement—Guarding the Public's Interest

 

 

 

 

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