eBook Encyclopedia Of Water Politics And Policy In United States, 1st Edition

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  • DDC: 333.910097
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  • 551 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WATER POLITICS AND POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES explains how present-day water issues developed, the impact of legislation and court decisions on the development of water resources, and what U.S. experts are proposing be done to preserve this basic component of the environment. This volume provides an overview of approximately 280 projects, legislative bills, legal cases, people, and organizations that have shaped the development of waterways in the U.S. over the past 150 years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors.
Contents.
Alphabetical Table of Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
Features.
Contributors.
Introduction.
Note on Legal References and Citations.
1: Regional Water Politics and Policy.
2: Intermountain West.
3: Midwest.
4: Northeast.
5: Pacific Coast.
6: South.
7: Southwest.
8: Major Issues in Water Politics and Policy.
9: Acid Mine Drainage.
10: Acid Rain.
11: Agriculture.
12: American Indian Water Rights.
13: American Indian Water Settlements.
14: Aquaculture.
15: Aquifers.
16: Climate Change.
17: Coal Ash Ponds.
18: Commercial Fishing.
19: Conservation Movement.
20: Dam Building.
21: Dam Removal and River Restoration.
22: Deforestation.
23: Desertification.
24: Detergents.
25: Dredging.
26: Drought.
27: Ecosystem Management.
28: Erosion.
29: Eutrophication.
30: Everglades Restoration.
31: Evolution of Environmental Law.
32: Fertilizers.
33: Government Water Decision Making.
34: Groundwater Recharge and Water Reuse.
35: Heavy Metals in Water.
36: Interbasin Water Transfer.
37: Levees.
38: Locks.
39: Mining and Water Resources.
40: National Parks and Water.
41: Outdoor Recreation.
42: Pesticides.
43: Phosphorous in Lakes and Rivers.
44: Population Trends and Water Demand.
45: Poverty and Water.
46: Prior Appropriation.
47: Privatization of Water Services.
48: Pueblo Water Doctrine.
49: Reasonable Use Doctrine.
50: Recreational Water Rights.
51: Riparian Ecosystems.
52: Riparian Rights.
53: River Transportation.
54: Rule of Capture.
55: Salinity.
56: Selenium.
57: Sewage.
58: Soil Salinization.
59: Urban Rivers.
60: Urbanization.
61: Valley Fill Litigation.
62: Wastewater Treatment.
63: Water Law.
64: Waterborne Diseases in Drinking Water.
65: Wells.
66: Wetlands.
67: Law and Government.
68: Arizona v. California (1963).
69: Army Corps of Engineers, United States.
70: Aspinall, Wayne N..
71: Babbitt, Bruce.
72: Boulder Canyon Project Act (1928).
73: Boundary Waters Treaty (1909).
74: Brazos River Authority.
75: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
76: Bureau of Reclamation.
77: California-Nevada Interstate Water Compact (1971).
78: California v. United States (1978).
79: Carabell v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2006).
80: Carey Act of 1894.
81: Carpenter, Delphus E..
82: Cary v. Daniels (Massachusetts, 1844).
83: Clean Water Act of 1972.
84: Clean Water Restoration Act of 1966.
85: Clean Water Restoration Act of 2009.
86: Clinton, DeWitt.
87: Colorado Doctrine of Water Rights.
88: Colorado River Basin Act of 1968.
89: Colorado River Compact of 1922.
90: Colorado River Storage Project Act of 1956.
91: Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States (1976).
92: Colville Confederated Tribe v. Walton (Washington, 1978).
93: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation v. Alexander (1977).
94: Dam Safety and Security Act of 2002.
95: Davis, Arthur Powell.
96: DeConcini, Dennis W..
97: Delaware River Basin Compact (1961).
98: Department of the Interior v. Klamath Water Users Protective Association (2001).
99: Dominy, Floyd E..
100: Douglas, William O..
101: Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986.
102: Ellender, Allen J..
103: Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act (1992).
104: Endangered Species Act (1973).
105: Energy Security Act (1980).
106: Environmental Protection Agency, United States.
107: Environmental Quality Improvement Act (1970).
108: Estuary Restoration Act of 2000.
109: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
110: Federal Land Policy and Management Act (1976).
111: Federal Power Commission.
112: Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (1934).
113: Fish and Wildlife Service, United States.
114: Flood Control Act of 1928.
115: Flood Control Act of 1936.
116: Flood Control Act of 1944.
117: Flood Control Act of 1960.
118: Flood Control Act of 1962.
119: Fort Peck–Montana Compact (1985).
120: General Survey Act of 1824.
121: Great Lakes Charter (1985).
122: Great Lakes Fisheries Policy.
123: Great Lakes Legacy Act of 2002.
124: Hayden, Carl T..
125: Hazardous Substances Response Trust Fund (Superfund).
126: Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act (2004).
127: Ickes, Harold.
128: In re: General Adjudication of All Rights to Use Water in Big Horn River System (Wyoming, 1988 and 1992).
129: Inland Waterways Commission.
130: International Boundary and Water Commission (United States and Mexico).
131: International Joint Commission (United States and Canada).
132: Irwin v. Phillips (California, 1855).
133: Kansas v. Colorado (1907).
134: Lower Colorado River Basin Project Bill (1965).
135: Lower Snake River Compensation Plan.
136: Lux v. Haggin (California, 1886).
137: Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972.
138: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
139: Mississippi River Commission.
140: Mississippi River Flood of 1927.
141: Missouri River Navigation and Channelization Project.
142: Montana Stream Access Law (1985).
143: Mulholland, William.
144: National Dam Safety Program Act of 1996.
145: National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
146: National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
147: National Marine Fisheries Service.
148: New Mexico v. Aamodt (1976 and 1985).
149: Newell, Frederick H..
150: Newlands, Francis G..
151: Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990.
152: Oil Pollution Act of 1990.
153: Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (1980).
154: Pacific Southwest Water Plan.
155: Pinchot, Gifford.
156: Powell, John Wesley.
157: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (1978).
158: Rapanos v. United States (2006).
159: Reclamation Act of 1902.
160: Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992.
161: Refuse Act of 1899.
162: Rio Grande Water Convention (1906).
163: Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
164: Roosevelt, Franklin D..
165: Roosevelt, Theodore.
166: Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974.
167: Schad, Theodore M..
168: Senate Select Committee on National Water Resources.
169: Small Watershed Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
170: Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act of 1977.
171: Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. United States Army Corps of Engineers et al. (2001).
172: Spanish Water Law.
173: State ex rel. Reynolds v. Miranda (New Mexico, 1972).
174: Tennessee Valley Authority.
175: Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill (1978).
176: Truckee-Carson-Pyramid Lake Water Rights Settlement Act of 1990.
177: Udall, Stewart.
178: Udall v. Federal Power Commission (1967).
179: United States et al. v. State of Washington et al. (1979).
180: United States Geological Survey.
181: United States v. Cappaert (1974).
182: United States v. Powers (1939).
183: United States–Mexico Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Act of 2006.
184: United States–Mexico Water Treaty (1944).
185: Wallace, Henry A..
186: Water Pollution Control Act (1948).
187: Water Power Act of 1920.
188: Water Quality Act of 1987.