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Potential effects of environmental regulatory procedures on geothermal development

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Title: Potential effects of environmental regulatory procedures on geothermal development
Authors: Beeland, Gene V.
Boies, David B.
Keywords: permitting
barriers
impacts
economics
Hawaii
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LC Subject Headings: Geothermal resources -- Law and legislation -- United States
Natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States
Geothermal resources -- Law and legislation
Issue Date: 01 Jan 1981
Publisher: U.S. Govt. Printing Office
Citation: Beeland GV, Boies DB. 1981. Potential Effects of Environmental Regulatory Procedures on Geothermal Development. Chevy Chase (MD): Wapora, Inc.
Abstract: The potential effects of several types of applicable environmental regulatory procedures on geothermal development were assessed, and particular problem areas were identified. The possible impact of procedures adopted pursuant to the following Federal statutes were analyzed: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Safe Drinking Water Act; and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. State regulations applicable, or potentially applicable, to geothermal facilities were also reviewed to determine: permit information requirements; pre-permit air or water quality monitoring requirements; effect of mandated time frames for permit approval; and potential for exemption of small facilities. The regulations of the following states were covered in the review: Alaska; Arizona; California; Colorado; Hawaii; Idaho; Montana; Nevada; New Mexico; Oregon; Utah; Washington; and Wyoming. (MHR)
Description: Report Number: DOE/ET/27208-T2; OSTI ID: 6549067
Sponsor: DOE Contract Number AC01-80ET27208
Pages/Duration: 97 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19369
Appears in Collections:The Geothermal Collection



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