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SMALL FLOOD PROTECTION PROJECT, NORTH FORK, NOLIN RIVER HODGENVILLE, KENTUCKY (FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT)
Summary Report. Southeast Conference on Ground Water Management, Birmingham, Alabama, January 30-31, 1980
Wilderness Act and Fish Stocking: An Overview of Legislation, Judicial Interpretation, and Agency Implementation
Financing Water and Sewer Extensions in Urban Growth Areas: Current Practices and Policy Alternatives
Construction of major dam projects in the Western States requires a re-examination of Indian water rights. Roughly analogous to the nineteenth century problem of Indian land rights, the twentieth century issue of Indian water rights has shifted from water ownership to its best use. Conflicts exist between the western water law of prior appropriation and the Indian rights to the water. The United States Supreme Court addressed the issue in Winters v. United States by holding that the Indian rights controlled over state law. However, the standard for measuring the quantity of water reserved to the Indians was not determined, subsequently causing much conflict. Although the Winters doctrine grants rights to the American...
Developments in Water Quality and Land Use Planning: Problems in the Application of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972