Energy facility siting in coastal areas prepared at the request of Hon. Warren G. Magnuson, chairman, Committee on Commerce, and Hon. Ernest F. Hollings, chairman, National Ocean Policy Study, for the use of the Committee on Commerce and the National Ocean Study Policy ....

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  • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce., United States. Congress. Senate. National Ocean Policy Study., United States.
LC ClassificationsKF5697 .A25 1975
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Paginationviii, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL5013446M
LC Control Number76600909

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Since arsenic was discovered in Bangladeshi. New Jersey’s Coastal Management Program (NJCMP) is part of the National Coastal Zone Management Program which addresses some of today’s most pressing coastal issues, including sustainable and resilient coastal community planning, climate change, ocean planning, and planning for energy facilities and development.

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