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Journal of Engineering
and Public Policy

(Volume 8, August 2004)

Table of Contents


Energy and Environment

Distributed Generation as a Potential Solution to U.S. Electricity Transmission Bottlenecks, Clay Condon (University of Arizona)

Recommendations for the Increased Utilization of Nuclear Power in the U.S. Energy Infrastructure, Tyler Ellis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

America's Wetlands: A Policy Analysis of Mitigation Banking in the U.S., Ryan C. Fleming (Colorado State University)

A Federal Renewable Portfolio Standard:  Policy Analysis and Proposal, Samuel Schoofs (Calvin College)


Infrastructure Needs for the Hydrogen Economy, Christina Borgese (University of California - Santa Barbara)

GTR Goals and Gaps:  Overview and Analysis of International Harmonization of Automobile Standards from the U.S. Perspective, Caroline Cochran (University of Oklahoma)

An Analysis of the Government's Role in Supporting Inducement Prizes in the Transportation Sector, Nicholas S. Reinholtz (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Technology and Innovation

The Role of Public Policy in the Fight Against Spam, Jacob Scott (University of California - Berkeley)

Engineering Aspects of Offshore Outsourcing: A Policy Perspective, Lori Simpson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Risk Management Policy of Space Nuclear Power Systems:  An Examination of Past and Current Methods and Recommendation for Future Policy, Shaun Tarves (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

The International Approach of a Tiered Patent System and its Role in Patent Reform in the United States, Jeremy Tunnell (University of Tennessee - Knoxville)

Building the Sea Base for Expeditionary Warfare, Jia Xu (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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