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The Development And Constitutionality Of The 1971 Delaware Coastal Zone Act, Francis Cameron May 1972

The Development And Constitutionality Of The 1971 Delaware Coastal Zone Act, Francis Cameron

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In June 1971, the Delaware Legislature passed the Delaware Coastal Zone Act that barred heavy manufacturing industry from locating in an area one to six miles deep along the state's 115 mile coastline. The act created a State Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board to hear appeals from decisions of the State Planner. In addition, the act prohibited the construction in the bay of marine terminals for the transshipment of liquid and solid bulk materials of any substance, (specifically aimed at offshore oil and coal transfer) from vessels to onshore facilities. The law's immediate effect was to block several ...