Report to the Congress on Coastal Zone Management

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Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coastal Zone Management, 1973

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Page 11 - Each Federal agency conducting or supporting activities directly affecting the coastal zone shall conduct or support those activities in a manner which is, to the maximum extent practicable, consistent with approved state management programs.
Page 11 - ... (i) the environmental impact of the proposed action, (ii) any adverse environmental effects which cannot be avoided should the proposal be implemented, (iii) alternatives to the proposed action, (iv) the relationship between local shortterm uses of man's environment and the maintenance and enhancement of long-term productivity, and (v) any irreversible and irretrievable commitments of resources which would be involved in the proposed action should it be Implemented.
Page 11 - Federal actions significantly affecting the quality of the human environment, a detailed statement by the responsible official on (i) the environmental impact of the proposed action, (ii) any adverse environmental effects which cannot be avoided should the proposal be implemented, (iii) alternatives to the proposed action, (iv) the relationship between local short-term uses of man's environment and the maintenance and enhancement of long-term productivity, and (v) any irreversible and irretrievable...
Page 12 - Excluded from the coastal zone are lands the use of which is by law subject solely to the discretion of or which is held in trust by the Federal Government, its officers or agents.
Page 17 - The key to more effective protection and use of the land and water resources of the coastal zone is to encourage the states to exercise their full authority over the lands and waters in the coastal zone...
Page 17 - The management program provides for adequate consideration of the national interest involved in the siting of facilities necessary to meet requirements which are other than local in nature.
Page 11 - The increasing and competing demands upon the lands and waters- of our coastal zone occasioned by population growth and economic development, including requirements for industry, commerce, residential development, recreation, extraction of mineral resources and fossil fuels, transportation and navigation, waste disposal, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, and other living marine resources, have resulted in the loss of living marine resources, wildlife, nutrientrich areas, permanent and adverse changes...
Page 14 - The zone extends inland from the shorelines only to the extent necessary to control shorelands, the uses of which have a direct and significant impact on the coastal waters.
Page 16 - ... (1) An identification of the boundaries of the coastal zone subject to the management program. (2) A definition of what shall constitute permissible land uses and water uses within the coastal zone which have a direct and significant impact on the coastal waters.
Page 17 - Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Health, Education, and Welfare . Department of Housing and Urban Development . . Department of the Interior Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of State Department of Transportation Department of the Treasury Atomic Energy Commission Environmental Protection Agency General Services Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration Veterans...

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