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Use of OCS resources for coastal protection and restoration joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on H.R. 3678, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to negotiate agreements for the use of Outer Continental Shelf sand, gravel, and shell resources, July 26, 1994. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shore protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Continental shelf -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 98 p. ;
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23354705M
ISBN 100160460255

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Sources of Coastal Funding The state will continue to pursue new possible funding sources while we make the most efficient use of existing funding sources, which include the following: • The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Trust Fund is largely supported by mineral revenues and severance taxes on oil and gas production on state Size: KB.   Distributive justice, as it relates to coastal restoration and protection, focuses on the allocation among coastal residents of costs and benefits resulting from environmental policy, resource management decisions, and environmental modifications (McDermott et al. ). Advances in high-end computing, numerical modeling, and geographic Cited by: 2. BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program is the sole federal program responsible for leasing access to non-energy resources (primarily sand and gravel) from the OCS, most often used in beach nourishment and coastal restoration projects. The program also oversees commercial leasing of hard minerals offshore. Under OCSLA, BOEM can convey, on a noncompetitive basis, the rights to use OCS sand, gravel, or shell resources for use in a program for shore protection, beach restoration or coastal wetland restoration undertaken by a Federal, state, or local government agency (43 U.S.C.

  BOEM is the only Federal agency authorized under the OCSLA to convey OCS sand resources for shore protection, beach, or wetland restoration projects undertaken by a Federal, state or local government. The Coastal Use Permit (CUP) process is part of the Louisiana Coastal Resources Program (LCRP), which is an effort among Louisiana citizens, as well as state, federal, and local advisory and regulatory agencies, to preserve, restore, and enhance Louisiana’s valuable coastal Size: 2MB. Section of the Act establishes the Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) which authorizes funds to be distributed to Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas producing states for the conservation, protection and preservation of coastal areas, including wetlands. Under the CIAP, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to. A Coastal Master Plan for coastal protection and restoration was developed by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to mitigate land loss and degradation of the.

addition, the OCS alone provides about 30 percent of the oil and over 20 percent of the natural gas produced domestically, as well as much of the sand used for coastal restoration throughout the Nation’s coastal regions. Additionally, the MMS is responsible for managing OCS resources. Under La. R.S. (G), the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund is subject to appropriations by the Louisiana Legislature for the purposes of integrated coastal protection and may include “coastal wetlands conservation, coastal restoration, coastal zoneFile Size: KB. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection-Wreck Pond. Ocean Planning. Ocean planning, also referred to as Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) or marine planning, is a comprehensive, integrated, science and ecosystem-based approach to address conservation, economic activity and sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources. any person for the use of OCS sand, gravel, and/or shell resources in a program of, or project for, shore protection, beach restoration, or coastal wetlands restoration undertaken by a Federal, state, or local government agency, or in a construction project either authorized by, or funded in whole or in part by the Federal Government.