Comparative Environmental Impacts of Various Forms of Beach Nourishment

Management of Coastal Protected Areas in Mexico

Conflict Resolution in the OCS Oil and Gas 5-Year Leasing Program

Canaveral Deepwater Port Developmentā€”Balancing Benefits and Impacts

Federal Interest in Water Resources Development at Bolsa Chica, California

Cumulative Impact Assessment: Issues to Consider in Selecting a Cumulative Assessment Method
Because widespread interest in the subject is new, there are no standard or generally recognized methods for cumulative impact assessment. A method should include procedures for (1) evaluating...

Simulation of the Stanislaus Project: Performance of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Instream Temperature Model on a Complex System
The primary objective of the study was to characterize the temperature regime of the MFSR Middle Fork Stanislaus River and determine the effect of alternate release flows on stream temperature...

The Council's Strategy for Improving Fish Passage
The Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program was developed by the Northwest Power Planning Council in 1982 and amended in 1984 and 1987. The program is likely the largest ongoing...

Hydropower in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
The Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project is unique in that it is the only energy project to be constructed in a National Wildlife refuge. A National Wildlife Refuge has few equals to blocking...

Irrigation-Induced Contamination Problems
At the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge in the San Joaquin Valley of California, severe fish and wildlife problems (waterfowl mortality, embryonic deformities, and reproductive failures)...

Changing Role Between State and Federal Agencies
The paper discusses the title subject from the perspective of someone working in a state agency. The federal agencies discussed include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation,...

Preliminary Results of the Department of the Interior's Irrigation Drainage Studies
The Department of the Interior, in 1986, began irrigation drainage studies in nine areas in seven Western states to determine whether irrigation drainage has caused or has the potential...

Irrigation Drainage: Green River Basin, Utah
A reconnaissance of wildlife areas in the middle Green River basin of Utah during 1986-87 determined that concentrations of selenium in water and biological tissues were potentially harmful...

The Changing Role of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau's reorganization will enable it to more effectively and efficiently meet changing water resources needs in the western states. The new role of the Bureau is particularly...

Selenium Threatens Irrigators, Wildlife
Irrigation drainage water has seldom been treated to remove pollutants, but it soon will be treated in California. Drainage from a large portion of the San Joaquin Valley must be treated...

The Formulation of a Comprehensive Program to Protect Marine Wildlife Resources During an Oil Spill: A Case Study in Problem Solving Through Private and Public Sector Cooperation
This paper describes a unique experiment in private and public sector cooperation which led to the formulation of a comprehensive program designed to maximize the protection accorded Southern...

Pass a Loutre Freshwater Diversions: Marsh Building in the Mississippi River Delta
Concern about the rapid loss of wetlands within the Pass a Loutre Wildlife Management Area located at the mouth of the Mississippi River has resulted in implementation of the Pass a Loutre...

Exploration for Oil and Gas on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Coastal Plain, Alaska
The fundamental issue affecting the Coastal Plain of ANWR is one of management of the area for wilderness preservation or for multiple use. However, assuming Congress decides to open the...

Implementation of Habitat-based Evluations: Issues and Solutions
Since 1974, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has been developing a habitat-based evaluation methodology entitled Habitat Evaluation Procedures (HEP). The Los Angeles District's...

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...

 

 

 

 

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