Ensuring Viable Public Land-Use Decisions--Some Problems and Suggestions
Abstract:Because land-use decisions of public land managers are subject to public scrutiny, they are tentative. Demonstrating technical credibility, structuring decision processes in ways that minimize conflicts among special interest groups, and favoring alternatives that permit future changes in direction reduce the chance that such decisions will be reversed.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Professor, Department of Economics, Weber State College, Ogden, Utah
Publication date: November 1, 1975
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