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Rivers at Risk: The Concerned Citizen's Guide to Hydropower

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Rivers at Risk is an invaluable handbook that offers a practical understanding of how to influence government decisions about hydropower development on America's rivers.

Synopsis:

Rivers at Risk is an invaluable handbook that offers a practical understanding of how to influence government decisions about hydropower development on America's rivers.

About the Author

John D. Echeverria was general counsel of American Rivers and the director of its National Center for Hydropower Policy. Prior to joining American Rivers in 1987, he was an associate with the law firm of Hughes Hubbard and Reed in Washington, D.C., and the law clerk to the Honorable Gerhard Gesell. Mr. Echeverria is a graduate of the Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. A fisherman and canoeist, Mr. Echeverria has written extensively on energy and environmental matters.

Pope Barrow is an attorney with substantial experience in environmental and energy law. He is former director of the American White-water Affiliation. Mr. Barrow, an avid white-water enthusiast, has written extensively on river conservation issues. In 1987, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to river conservation, Perception, Inc., awarded Mr. Barrow the River Conservationist of the Year Award. Mr. Barrow is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School.

Richard Roos-Collins was Deputy Attorney General in environmental law for the state of California. Previous to that position, he was a staff attorney with the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Mr. Roos-Collins was formerly publicist and litigation coordinator for Friends of the River, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving California's wild rivers. He is a graduate of Princeton and of Harvard Law School.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780933280823
Other:
Echeverria, John D.
Other:
Barrow, Pope
Author:
Echeverria, John
Author:
American Rivers
Author:
Barrow, Pope
Author:
Roos-Collins, Richard
Author:
Echeverria, John D.
Publisher:
Island Press
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental
Subject:
Stream measurements
Subject:
Stream conservation
Subject:
Hydroelectric power plants.
Subject:
Stream conservation -- United States -- Citizen participation.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Rivers
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
vol. 65
Publication Date:
November 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
229
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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