Ocean Dumping and Pollution: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Oceanography and the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - 493 pages
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Page 324 - Dredged material" means any material excavated or dredged from the navigable waters of the United States. (J) "High-level radioactive waste" means the aqueous waste resulting from the operation of the first cycle solvent extraction system, or equivalent and the concentrated waste from subsequent extraction cycles, or equivalent, in a facility for reprocessing irradiated reactor fuels, or irradiated fuel from nuclear power reactors.
Page 286 - Government shall (A) utilize a systematic, interdisciplinary approach which will insure the integrated use of the natural and social sciences and the environmental design arts in planning and in decisionmaking which may have an impact on man's environment...
Page 214 - (1) byproduct materials; "(2) source materials; "(3) special nuclear materials in quantities not sufficient to form a critical mass.
Page 214 - Pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, and...
Page 458 - Now, therefore, be it Resolved, by the Council of the City of San Diego, as follows: That the...
Page 324 - The effect on alternate uses of oceans, such as scientific study, fishing, and other living resource exploitation, and non-living resource exploitation.
Page 58 - State, or local significance as so determined by such officials unless (1) there is no feasible and prudent alternative to the use of such land, and (2) such program includes all possible planning to minimize harm to such park, recreational area, wildlife and waterfowl refuge, or historic site resulting from such use.
Page 287 - Radio-active wastes or other radio-active matter not included in Annex I. In the issue of permits for the dumping of this matter, the Contracting Parties should take full account of the recommendations of the competent international body in this field, at present the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Page 324 - The effect of such dumping on human health and welfare, including economic, esthetic, and recreational values. (C) The effect of such dumping on fisheries resources, plankton, fish, shellfish, wildlife, shore lines and beaches. (D) The effect of such dumping on marine ecosystems, particularly with respect to — (i) the transfer, concentration, and dispersion of such material and its byproducts through biological, physical, and chemical processes, (ii) potential changes in marine ecosystem diversity,...
Page 216 - Dumping" means a disposition of material: Provided, That it does not mean a disposition of any effluent from any outfall structure to the extent that such disposition is regulated under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended 33 USC...