The Potential Effects of Global Climate Change on the United States

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Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1989 - Climatic changes
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Page 5-6 - The following order of precedence shall be observed among the various uses enumerated hereinafter for these waters, and no use shall be permitted which tends materially to conflict with or restrain any other use which is given preference over it in this order of precedence: (1) Uses for domestic and sanitary purposes; (2) Uses for navigation, including the service of canals for the purposes of navigation; (3) Uses for power and for irrigation purposes.
Page 3-36 - Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended (49 USC 1601 et seq.).
Page 4-34 - Joint environmental impact statement and environmental impact report, proposed agreement between the United States of America and the Department of Water Resources of the State of California for coordinated operation of the Central Valley Project and the State Water _ Project.
Page 3-36 - ... (d) The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority shall, prior to undertaking any survey or field investigation under the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933, as amended (16 USC 831 et seq...
Page iii - One of the studies we are requesting should examine the health and environmental effects of climate change. This study should include, but not be limited to, the potential impacts on agriculture, forests, wetlands, human health, rivers, lakes and estuaries as well as other ecosystems and societal impacts.
Page 4-32 - The California Water Plan: Projected Use and Available Water Supplies to 2010, Bulletin 160-83, Sacramento, pp.
Page 3-3 - In the event the Administrator determines that any such legislation, action, or regulation is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of public health or welfare or environmental quality, he shall publish his determination and the matter shall be referred to the Council on Environmental Quality.
Page 4-20 - ...the physical characteristics of the Delta should be preserved essentially in their present form, and that the key to preserving the delta's physical characteristics is the system of levees defining the waterways and producing the adjacent islands.
Page 4-17 - NMFS does not have the capability to carry out its commenting functions under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and does not have the scientific research to support that commenting process, serious habitat degradation is an inevitability.

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