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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Legal and institutional aspects of interstate power plant development in the Ohio River Basin Energy Study region /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
McLaughlin, James C.
Publisher Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA 600-7-81-115
Stock Number PB-82-109208
OCLC Number 244175341
Subjects Electric power-plants--Law and legislation--Ohio River Valley. ; Power resources--Law and legislation--Ohio River Valley.
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-7-81-115 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/21/2016
Collation ix, 183 ; 28 cm
"November 1980." "Prepared for Ohio River Basin Energy Study (ORBES), Grant no. R805588." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
It discusses both the present legal and institutional setting of power plant siting and development and possible legal and institutional means to solve problems in this setting. One potential vehicle, interstate compacts, also receives extensive treatment. The report draws upon experiences in the six states in the ORBES study region--Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The specific topics covered include present federal policy that necessitates efficient interstate coordination of power development; existing, proposed, and potential federal laws; state siting law; state law as a solution to the coordination problem; the interstate compact as a device for interstate cooperation and coordination; the interstate compact as a device for interstate coordination problem; judicial review; and the use of electric utility industry regional and national organizations.