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Author Freeman, David M

Title Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin water commons / David M. Freeman

Publ Info Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  KF5640 .F738 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF5640 F738 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript [xxv], 483 pages : illustrations, maps, photos ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-473) and index
Contents Problem and significance -- Change on the river -- Into a federal nexus -- Colorado in a federal nexus : defending the water tower -- Nebraska in a federal nexus : threat to the big house -- Wyoming in a federal nexus : defending the mountaintop -- Options : individual consultation, litigation, or constructing a cooperative program -- Organization of negotiations -- Colorado's interests -- Nebraska's interests -- Wyoming's interests -- States, federal agencies, and the water plan -- Defining success : science as a referee in a game where no one knows the score -- Science as justification for sacrifice : the junk science controversy -- Science as faith : negotiating an adaptive management deal for terrestrial habitat -- Science as faith : putting adaptive management to its first test with the sedimentation-vegetation problem -- Scent of victory and impasse -- Negotiating context, 2000-2006 -- Regime of the river : Colorado and Nebraska nightmares -- Regime of the river : sharing peak flows : Colorado and the USFWS struggle on the South Platte -- Regime of the river : Wyoming and Nebraska address new depletions -- Regime of the river : Nebraska confronts its history -- Regime of the river : building a federal depletions plan : states confront the U.S. Forest Service -- Regime of the river : inserting pulse flows -- Locked into an awful dance : bypass flows and hydro-cycling -- The pallid sturgeon habitat gamble -- Wielding the regulatory hammer -- Adaptive management : lashing together conflicting visions with a Chinese wall -- Search for approval -- Policy implications -- Theory implications
LC subject Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.)
United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973
Fishery law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.)
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.)
ISBN 9781607320548 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1607320541 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781607320555 (e-book)
160732055X (e-book)