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Restoration of injured natural resources

Restoration of injured natural resources

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Published by NOAA in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Damage Assessment and Restoration Program (U.S.),
  • Restoration ecology -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDamage Assessment and Restoration Program (U.S.), United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 leaf :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14530167M
    OCLC/WorldCa51797268

    Disputes over natural resource damages involve extraordinarily complex scientific, technical, and economic issues relating to injury, causation, restoration, and the measurement of damages, including damages for "non-use" values. Transaction costs are therefore extremely high. • May not address natural resource injury or lost services Natural Resource Damage Assessment & Restoration: • Trustee restoration of injured natural resources • Compensation for public’s lost uses of the natural resources • Injury/loss-based • Does not address human health.

      These restoration efforts have successfully accelerated and documented the recovery of natural resources that were injured by the spill. Further, due to income earned on the settlement funds, the Trustee Council currently has more than $ million at its disposal for future restoration work. The Natural Resources Trustee through the ONRT implements the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program. The ONRT assesses injury to natural resources caused by the release of hazardous substances or oil, and then seeks compensation from the potentially responsible parties for restoration of those injured resources.

    Restoration Damages – the cost of restoring, replacing or acquiring the equivalent of injured natural resources to a condition in which they can provide the level of services available at baseline Compensatory Damages – the value of all or a portion of the services lost to the public for the time period from the discharge or release until. T.D. Ngo, Mahdi, in Redefining Diversity & Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 1, Contracted Forests. Contracted forests are forest areas that were contracted with local communities for protection, natural regeneration, and plantation. These forests belong to state forest enterprises and are subcontracted to.


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Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Restoration of injured natural resources. Silver Spring, Md.: NOAA,   For some injured resources such as migratory birds, the best way to restore them are to undertake actions elsewhere on the west coast such as the Klamath Basin.

The funds available for restoration, about $30 million, are part of a $ million settlement with Regal Stone Limited and Fleet Management Limited, the companies responsible for the.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Restoration of injured natural resources. Silver Spring, Md.: NOAA, (OCoLC) Material Type. Natural recovery also must be considered under primary restoration, in which no human intervention is taken to directly restore injured natural resources and/or services to baseline.

Compensatory restoration includes actions to compensate for interim losses of natural resources and/or services pending recovery. Currently, natural and human perturbations may be hindering recovery of some resources initially injured by the spill.

While those perturbations warrant consideration in defining and assessing recovery, they do not negate the responsibility of the Trustee Council to pursue restoration of spill-affected resources. The purpose of NRDAR is to restore public natural resources injured or destroyed by releases of hazardous substances or oil spills, and to compensate the public for losses of the natural resource services that result from the releases or spills.

This restoration can be the restoration, replacement or rehabilitation of injured. The mission of the U.S. Department of the Interior's (DOI) Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program (NRDA Restoration Program) is to restore natural resources injured as a result of oil spills or hazardous substance releases into the environment.

CERCLA, OPA, and CWA, on the other hand, apply only to natural resource injuries caused by oil spills or hazardous substance releases.

The primary objective of this handbook is to provide a straightforward, sequential discussion of ensure the restoration of injured resources and associated services. Although most of the. About NRDAR. What we do. When hazardous substances enter the environment, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources can be injured.

The Service and other Department of Interior, state, tribal and federal partners act as trustees for these resources through the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program. The Service is responsible for National Wildlife Refuges.

For 30+ years NOAA has worked with our co-trustees to hold parties accountable and restore injured natural resources on behalf of the American public.

To date, we have recovered $ billion for restoration from those responsible for environmental harm. The measure of damages under CERCLA and OPA is the cost of restoring injured natural resources to their baseline condition, compensation for the interim loss of injured resources pending recovery, and the reasonable costs of a damage assessment [CERCLA §§(a)(4)(C); (f)(1); OPA §§(5); (b)(2); 43 CFR §; 15 CFR §].

action may address injured natural resources (restoration to baseline) • Differing purposes of the cleanup and natural resource restoration: – The primary charge for cleanup is to select and implement an action that protects human health and the environment from further harm – NRD actions are to make the public whole: past, present and future.

The Springfield Plateau Regional Restoration Plan will guide the restoration of injured natural resources in the Missouri portion of the District. Photo credit: Dave Mosby, FWS.

On J the State and federal natural resource trustees released the final, publicly-reviewed “Springfield Plateau Regional Restoration Plan and. The purpose of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) Program is to restore natural resources and their services that have been injured by an oil spill or hazardous substance release for the benefit of the American people.

This is done by Natural Resource Trustees, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Natural Resource Damage Assessment & Restoration Program Background Natural resource injuries may occur at sites as a result of releases of hazardous substances or oil.

Trustees use Natural Resource Damage Assessments (NRDA) to assess injury to natural resources. Natural resource restoration requires that the injured natural resources be restored to their uncontaminated condition or replaced with equivalent resources, for example when new wetlands are.

wildlife, and other natural resources can be injured. The Department of the Interior, along with State, Tribal and other Federal partners, act as “trustees” for these resources. Trustees seek to identify the natural resources injured and determine of the injuries, recover damages from those responsible, and carry out restoration activities.

The season and location the resource was injured, the type of oil or hazardous substance, and the amount and duration of the release are among the factors that affect environmental assessment and restoration.

Rigorous scientific studies may be necessary to prove injury to resources and natural resource services in a court of law. NRTP Program Mission. The TCEQ Natural Resource Trustee Program's mission is to fulfill the TCEQ's natural resource trustee role of evaluating injury to natural resources resulting from discharges of oil or hazardous substances, and to seek restoration of the injured resources.

Primary restoration includes actions conducted by trustees to return injured natural resources to the condition that would have existed if the spill or release had not occurred. Some natural resources might recover very slowly, or not even recover at all, from injuries due to a spill or release.

Natural Resource Restoration. NRI — Ground Water Introduction. Ground water is both an environmentally sensitive resource and a potential pathway to other natural resources such as surface water and wetlands.

Approximately 50% of New Jersey residents utilize ground water as a .Outdoor Recreation and Restoring Injured Resources. Use of the coastal environment for outdoor recreation is an important part of the value of marine resources. Following pollution incidents such as oil or chemical spills, activities like swimming, fishing, and boating can be adversely impacted.

Book Description. When a country emerges from violent conflict, the management of the environment and natural resources has important implications for short-term peacebuilding and long-term stability, particularly if natural resources were a factor in the conflict, play a major role in the national economy, or broadly support livelihoods.