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Coastal and Ocean Law (American Casebook Series)

Coastal and Ocean Law (American Casebook Series)
Author: Joseph Kalo - Richard Hildreth - Alison Rieser - D
ISBN 13: 9780314156204
ISBN 10: 314156208
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: West
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 867
List Price: $199.00

This new edition has been significantly revised and materials updated throughout. New material will include: New chapter devoted to current, important state coastal management issues, such as preserving traditional coastal uses, and using aesthetic considerations in evaluating permit requests; New materials on the impact of beach nourishment projects on public and private rights; Latest Supreme Court pronouncement on Wetlands-the Rapanos case-and expanded NEPA coverage; Discussion on the 2006 revised consistency regulations; Incorporation of statutory changes and ocean program initiatives contained in the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005; Consideration of the effectiveness of the 1996 Sustainable Fisheries Act and highlights the growing challenge of allocating fishing privileges for fish stocks; Completely revised Marine Mammals and Endangered Marine Wildlife chapter and includes the precedent-setting decision enjoining the U.S. Navy's deployment of active sonar systems that may significantly affect the acoustic environment of marine mammals and other marine species; and Coverage of the facility siting and other issues presented by OCS activities, greater imports of liquified natural gas, and wind and wave energy projects.