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Natural Resources Management and Policy

1974

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Legal Symposium On Wetlands: An Executive Summary, Roger D. Anderson, David Garten, Ted Smolen Nov 1974

Legal Symposium On Wetlands: An Executive Summary, Roger D. Anderson, David Garten, Ted Smolen

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In 1969 the Virginia Institute of Marine Science published a report stating that although marshlands represented only one-half of one percent of the total area of the state, 95 percent of Virginia 's annual harvest of sport and commercial fisheries were dependent to some degree upon these valuable wetlands . The report went on to urge some form of public control over these vital areas in order to relieve some of the pressures created by dredging, filling, diking and bulkheading.

Recognizing the need to address this issue, the 1971 General Assembly passed House Joint Resolution Number 60, creating a Wetlands Study ...


Shoreline Situation Report Northampton County, Virginia, William D. Athearn, Gary F. Anderson, Robert J. Byrne, Carl H. Hobbs Iii, John M. Zeigler Jan 1974

Shoreline Situation Report Northampton County, Virginia, William D. Athearn, Gary F. Anderson, Robert J. Byrne, Carl H. Hobbs Iii, John M. Zeigler

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Shoreline Situation Report Newport News, Virginia, Carl H. Hobbs Iii, Gary F. Anderson, William D. Athearn, Robert J. Byrne, John M. Zeigler Jan 1974

Shoreline Situation Report Newport News, Virginia, Carl H. Hobbs Iii, Gary F. Anderson, William D. Athearn, Robert J. Byrne, John M. Zeigler

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Virginia And The Outer Continental Shelf : Problems, Possibilities, And Posture, The Committee Jan 1974

Virginia And The Outer Continental Shelf : Problems, Possibilities, And Posture, The Committee

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The Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Committee was \ established.by the Secretary of Commerce and Resources, Earl J. Shiflet, in July, 1974. This action was taken based upon the realization that the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) was a likely area for the development of offshore oil and gas resources, and that such development could have profound and far reaching impacts upon the Commonwealth. Such impacts could either be beneficial or detrimental or both, depending greatly upon the preparations made by the Commonwealth beforehand. Accordingly, Secretary Shiflet charged the OCS Advisory Committee to consider all facets of the situation, and to ...