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Title: Geothermal guidebook : prepared for the Hawaii Legislature 1980 geothermal policy review 
Date: 1980-06
Publisher: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Geothermal Project
Citation: 1980. Geothermal guidebook: prepared for the Hawaii Legislature 1980 geothermal policy review. Denver (CO): National Conference of State Legislatures.
Abstract: The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Geothermal Project has been invited by the Hawaii Legislature to assist in a review of geothermal policy issues.
This Geothermal Guidebook is a basic research document of the Project. It describes what geothermal resources are and how they may be developed. The appendices contain additional detailed background material including a glossary and bibliography. Specific sections on Hawaii's geothermal potential. statutes and regulations, were prepared for this document. The bulk of the Guidebook is a discussion of generic policy concerns relating to geothermal energy. This section provides the background analysis necessary to understand the particular issues of concern in Hawaii. These issues have been previously identified and policy recommendations have been made for the 1980 session. These recommendations are being reviewed for possible introduction in the 1981 session.
Sponsorship: This report was prepared under a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DE-FG03-78SF01795).
Pages/Duration: 50 pages
Keywords: HGP, HGP-A, regulatory, environmental, impacts, Puna, Hawaii

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