Reflections on Western Water Law
- Mono Lake's resurrection is a model for watershed battles. Sneider, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor;8/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 173, p3
Reports on the successful rehabilitation of Mono Lake, the second-largest lake in California. Environmental renewal of the creekbed; Mono Lake's resurrection as a precedent for a new series of battles over watersheds in California and throughout the country; Reallocation of water from urban...
- Adventures of Ranger Rick. Bisbee, Bonnie // Ranger Rick;Nov98, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p18
Focuses on the environmental conditions at the Mono Lake in California. Creatures in the lake; Benefits of the lake to birds migrating in the area; Water level in the lake. INSET: More facts..
- Expanding Contingent Value Sample Estimates to Aggregate Benefit Estimates: Current Practices and Proposed Solutions. Loomis, John B. // Land Economics;Nov87, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p396
The purpose of this paper is to expose the broad range of current practices for expanding sample values to the respective population. Then implementation of these approaches to a contingent value survey of California households is provided to demonstrate the large differences in aggregate...
- Ear to the Ground. // Orion Magazine;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p78
The article presents an interview with BartshÃ© Miller and Acasia Berry, who are both members of the Orion Grassroots Network. Miller and Berry discuss changes that have taken place in their respective environmental organizations. Miller's favorite accomplishment is that her organization found...
- LETTERS. Van de Water, Tom; Munday, Pat; Radosevich, John; Raucina, Richard // High Country News;12/21/2015, Vol. 47 Issue 23, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Tenuous revival of Mono Lake" in the November 23, 2015 issue, "Wild horses sent to slaughter" in the November 23, 2015 issue and "The Greatest Generation at its worst" in the November 9, 2015 issue.
- Aliidiomarina minuta sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic bacterium that forms ultra-small cells under non-optimal conditions. Farooqui, Saad; Wright, Mitchell; Greene, Anthony // Antonie van Leeuwenhoek;Jan2016, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p83
An aerobic haloalkaliphilic bacterium, designated strain MLST1, was isolated from filtered (0.22 Âµm) Mono Lake (USA) waters. The isolate was observed to grow primarily on yeast extract, peptone and tryptone. Optimal growth occurred in media at pH 9.5 containing 5-11 g/l yeast extract, and...
- No, short term solutions are not the answer. Subramani, Mani // India Currents;Mar2014, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p6
The author discussed the water war in California from past 10 decades. Topics discussed include Depression Era canal system, Central Valley project, built to bring water to irrigate and grow crops, the Mono Lake drainage that caused severe habitat destruction and the lack of pure water from...
- INSECURE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP OF FIRMS. Che, Jiahua; Qian, Yingyi // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May98, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p467
We develop a theory of the ownership of firms in an environment without secure property rights against state encroachment. "Private ownership" leads to excessive revenue hiding, and "state ownership" (i.e., national government ownership) fails to provide incentives for managers and local...
- Nationalization, privatization, and the allocation of financial property rights. Rosa, Jean-Jacques // Public Choice;Apr93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p317
Focuses on the positive and general theory of privatization, nationalization and allocation of financial property rights. Role of the government as agent in groups competing for redistribution; Discussions on alternate policies of privately owned corporations and state enterprises.