Consistency in Coastal Zone Management Act Consistency Review

Hutchins, Todd E.
May 2009
Ecology Law Quarterly;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p575
Academic Journal
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Commerce over the objection of the California Coastal Commission to construction of a turnpike through one of undeveloped coastal habitats in Southern California. The ruling shows the arbitrary and unpredictable nature of Commerce's attempts to determine when environmental damage is justified under the Coastal Zone Management Act.


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