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The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Robert W. Righter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is the story of water, a valley, and a city. The city was San Francisco, the valley was Hetch Hetchy, and the waters were from the Tuolumne River watershed, located within Yosemite National ... More


The Electrical Energy Scenario in India

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 7 describes the power and energy scenario of India in terms of both the primary energy resource mix and the technology-wise gross generation mix of electrical energy as in 2015–16. It also ... More


To Build a Dam

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles the building of the O'Shaughnessy Dam, the largest concrete dam in the United States when completed in 1923, and the keystone of the Hetch Hetchy water and power system. It ... More


The Challenges of Rural Electrification in Canada

Alastair Lucas

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

There have been significant energy justice issues in the development of Canadian rural electrification (RE), particularly in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, and the Yukon territory. In an ... More


Rights to Public Participation in Norwegian Mining, Energy, and Resource Development

Ola Mestad

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Rights to public participation have developed in Norwegian law over the last four decades. The development has partly been by means of legislation and partly by the courts. This chapter examines how ... More


How Much Land Does a Capitalist Need?: Historical Patterns of Land Acquisition and Indian Industrialization

Mircea Raianu

in The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines patterns of land acquisition in the establishment of two enterprises that obtained the status of proto-national industries before independence in 1947: the Tata hydro-electric ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


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