TITLE

Contractual Ecosystem Management Under the Endangered Species Act: Can Federal Agencies Make Enforceable Commitments?

AUTHOR(S)
Melious, Jean .; Thornton, Robert D.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;1999, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the enforceability of contractual ecosystem management under the Endangered Species Act. It discusses the concepts of ecosystem management and contractual regulation and describes Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) process. It examines whether federal agencies' contractual obligations will be enforceable over the entire term of an HCP.
ACCESSION #
85781959

 

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