Natural Resources Journal

July 1982, Vol. 22, No. 3

Front Matter

CONTENTS

SYMPOSIUM ON THE TAXATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES
ALBERT M. CHURCH, COORDINATING EDITOR

Reader Response          511
Thomas Palm

Comments on Current Issues: The New Arizona v. California: Practicably Irrigable Acreage and Economic Feasibility         517
H. S. Burness, R. G. Cummings, W. D. Gorman, R. R. Lansford

Editors' Note        525
Albert M. Church, Albert E. Utton

Variable Rate Severance Taxes: Impact and Incidence         527
Robert F. Conrad

The Incidence of Coal Severance Taxes: Political Perceptions and Economic Realities         539
Robert B. Shelton, David P. Vogt

Economic Rent, Economic Efficiency, and Distribution of Natural Resource Tax Burdens: Copper and Coal         559
Albert M. Church

Severance Taxes and Market Failure        597
David A. Gulley

Evolution of Natural Resources Taxation in Developing Countries         619
Malcolm Gillis

The Taxation of Natural Resources by Indian Tribes: Merrion, a Comment         649
Fred L. Ragsdale Jr.

American Indian Tribal Taxation of Energy Resources         659
David Redhorse, Theodore Reynolds Smith

Evaluating Congressional Limits on a State's Severance Tax Equity Interest in Its Natural Resources: An Essential Responsibility for the Supreme Court         673
Charles T. DuMars

NOTES

Ninth Circuit Upholds Nuclear Power Moratorium Provision         689
Kim A. Griffith

The United States Supreme Court Deals a Severe Blow to NEPA          699
Annette Nathanson DeBois

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

EPA Administrator Has Broad Discretion in SDWA Aquifer Designation          707
Gary K. King

EPA May Not Consider Quality of Receiving Water in Granting a Variance From Effluent Limitations          711
Susan Weckesser

BOOK REVIEWS

OPEC: Twenty Years and Beyond, Ragaei El Mallakh, Editor          715
James W. McKie

Public Land and Mining Law, 3d ed., Loren L. Mall          718
Emlen Hall

Energy in Australia: Politics and Economics, Hugh Saddler         721
Michael Crommelin

Solar Diffusion and Public Incentives, Seymour Warkov and Judith W. Meyer          724
John V. Zuckerman

International Groundwater Law, Ludwik A. Teclaff and Albert E. Utton, Editors          725
Ved P. Nanda

Books Received         728