The Effects of the Proposed Tidal Hydroelectric Project in the Bay of Fundy: Hearing Before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, July 25, 1983, Augusta, Maine

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Page 175 - Pollution of the marine environment" means the introduction by man, directly or indirectly of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries) which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources and marine...
Page 216 - Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1.
Page 216 - ... applications for Presidential Permits for the construction, operation, maintenance, or connection, at the borders of the United States, of facilities for the exportation and importation of natural gas to or from a foreign country in compliance with Executive Order No.
Page 175 - States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principle of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
Page 203 - SEC. 3. After six months from the date on which this Act takes effect no person shall export any natural gas from the United States to a foreign country or import any natural gas from a foreign country without first having secured an order of the Commission authorizing it to do so. The Commission shall issue such order upon application, unless, after opportunity for hearing, it finds that the proposed exportation or importation will not be consistent with the public interest.
Page 216 - Commission (1) to receive all applications for permits for the construction, operation, maintenance, or connection, at the borders of the United States, of facilities for the transmission of electric energy between the United States and foreign countries, and...
Page 216 - Presidential permits for the construction, operation, maintenance, or connection, at the borders of the United States, of facilities for the transmission of electric energy between the United States and a foreign country in compliance with Executive Order No. 8202, dated July 13, 1939.
Page 216 - Commissioner" means the Federal Power Commission, and a member thereof, respectively. EXPORTATION OR IMPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS SEC. 3. After six months from the date on which this Act takes effect no person shall export any natural gas from the United States to a foreign country or import any natural gas from a foreign country without first having secured an order of the Commission authorizing it to do so. The Commission shall issue such order upon application, unless, after opportunity for hearing,...
Page 210 - The test is whether the project will be in the public interest. And that determination can be made only after an exploration of all issues relevant to the public interest, including future power demand and supply, alternate sources of power, the public interest in preserving reaches of wild rivers and wilderness areas, the preservation of anadromous fish for commercial and recreational purposes, and the protection...
Page 175 - Fundy region. tidal power development and its construction is being advocated by both private and governmental concerns in Nova Scotia. The Minas Basin project is expected to be one of the largest of its type in the world. The north-south running barrier will stretch approximately five miles across the Minas Basin between Economy Point and Cape Tenny in Nova Scotia. The optimum scale of the single-effect tidal generating station calls for 106 turbines, with a total capacity of 4028 MW, and 60 sluices.

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