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Problems in land acquisitions for national recreation areas

United States. General Accounting Office

Problems in land acquisitions for national recreation areas

report to the Congress [on the] National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Park Service.,
    • Recreation areas -- United States.,
    • Land subdivision -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV53 .A518
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3, 39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4693313M
      LC Control Number77607169

        Land improvements are enhancements to a plot of land to make the land more usable. If these improvements have a useful life, they should be depreciated. If there is no way to estimate a useful life, then do not depreciate the cost of the improvements. If land is being prepared for its intended p. Federal and federally assisted land acquisition programs. This brochure explains the rights of an owner of real property to be acquired for a federally funded program or project. An accompanying brochure, entitled “Relocation Handbook,” explains the rights and benefits of a displaced person under the Federal Relocation Assistance Program.

        Summary. The current practice of land acquisition by big public infrastructure projects is described. Some countries apply – more or less successfully – land consolidation methods in order to satisfy the land demand of the project; the legal limitations of that practice are demonstrated. Government also needs to acquire land for a variety of public purposes. In every case, land acquisition must take place in a manner that fully protects the interests of land-owners and also of those whose livelihoods depend on the land being acquired. Under our Constitution, land is a State subject but land acquisition is a Concurrent subject.

      The challenges are greatest in the peri-urban areas. Security of tenure Conflicts over land are the most common form of litigation in many countries, impeding social and economic development. Dual or multiple legal land tenure systems present both policymakers and residents with major challenges. Land acquisitions. STUDY. PLAY. The Northwest Ordinance was the most lasting measure of the national government under the Articles of Confederation. manifest destiny. Belief that it was the US' right to expand from coast to coast. Built on white racial superiority and American cultural superiority, major debates of the time period.


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Problems in land acquisitions for national recreation areas by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Land Acquisition Plan Executive Summary The House Report on the FY Appropriations Act for Interior and Related Agencies includes the following directive: “The Committee directs the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to develop jointly a long-term national plan outlining the acreage goals and conservation objectives forFile Size: 1MB.

problems in land acquisition Nitin Gadkari asks states to release land acquisition dues worth Rs 25, crore “An amount of Rs 25, crore is pending with land acquisition officers across the country for distribution,” an official aware of the matter said.

The Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions are appraisal guidelines which were developed by the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference. •Originally published in •Revised in, and •The edition represents the fifth edition of the Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions.

4File Size: 1MB. LAND ACQUISITION ISSUES M.M.K. Sardana* Abstract: Accentuation of conflicts involving land acquisitions is assuming alarming proportions. It is partly because of trust deficit that has come to exist in the peasantry because the promisesFile Size: KB.

That is reflected in the limited au- ~ority conferred by the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act for land acquisition using monies from He EWCF: The only areas that may be acquired by the USES using EWCF monies are inholdings within nation- al forest wilderness areas, inholdings within other national forest areas that "are primarily of value.

Strategy for State Recreation and Conservation Land Acquisition and Development • December • Existing State Parks: In the strategic planning effort leading up to the State Parks’ centennial inthe agency reviewed its land holdings park by park to determine whether each. Portland Parks & Recreation | Land Acquisition Strategy Recreation’s ideals and values, and for all potential acquisitions consideration will be given to how the acquisition does, or does not, further the Bureau’s equity goals.

acquisitions strategy which comprises seven program areas. Few & some serious dis advantages of land acquisitions in India: A) losing someone's property under force leaves many serious threat to thr health, mental agony.

This has got nothing to do with money. B) Most of land acquisitions leave owners poor. The Weeks Act of authorized the federal government to purchase private lands for stream-flow protection and to maintain the acquired lands as national forests.

Its passage made possible the creation of the eastern national forests. Section 2 of the law made provisions for fighting forest fires with the cooperation of the states.

The Weeks. Land ownership is an emotional issue in India for historical reasons. Pre-independence, most of the privately held lands were owned by feudal landlords, known as zamindars.

The tillers who cultivated these lands for crops lived in extreme poverty. Land protection in all areas of the National Park System is executed in accordance with the enabling act of each unit, appropriation act requirements, and provisions of other applicable legislation.

The land acquisition process includes multiple planning and compliance steps and is dependent on the availability of funds for purchase. LAND ACQUISITION Projects This section provides more detailed grant information and guidance for Land Acquisition projects.

These projects involve the purchase, easement and/or donation of land for park and recreation areas, greenways, critical habitat areas and/or open space. Ready-To. Land exchanges frequently are used to acquire nonfederal lands in congressionally designated wilderness areas, national recreation areas, and wild and scenic rivers areas.

private land, the National Park Service has developed land protection plans, which identify the minimum land acquisitions needed to prevent incompatible uses of these lands.

Funding for land acquisitions is provided through annual appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. As provided in the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of. Recent years have witnessed a new wave of large-scale acquisitions for agribusiness investments in Africa and Asia.

Countries that house a large proportion of the world's biodiversity and ape habitats and populations have lost areas of high biodiversity land to commercial agriculture. Land acquisition as a tool for protecting sensitive areas involves obtaining buy-in from the community’s leadership and from the property owner.

Implementing land acquisition programs requires political will, community support, and funding. For this reason, land acquisition can. price in urban areas.

LARR,which is a comprehensive Bill on land acquisition as well as rehabilitation & resettlement (R&R), subjects all eminent domain acquisitions as well private purchases of over acres in rural areas and 50 acres in urban areas to a mandatory R&R.

The budget request for Land Acquisition is $18, and 71 FTEs, a net decrease of -$1, and -5 FTE from the continuing resolution level. Land Acquisition Management (-$1, / -5 FTE) For the past several years, the Service has been consolidating realty functions in order to produce a more streamlined and efficient.

The United States purchased this land from Mexico just five years after the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo to help complete the Transcontinental Railroad. Texas willingly became a part of the United States just nine years after rebelling against Mexico and becoming its own country.

The Office of Financial Management and the Recreation and Conservation Office should develop and submit a joint plan to the Legislature detailing the actions, costs, and timelines needed to comply with statutes that direct them to measure performance of land acquisitions and related grant programs.

– 19 stormwater treatment areas, – removal of miles of canals and levees. B i s c a y n e B a y Orlando F l o r i d a K e y s Florida Bay EEvverrgladesglade s National Park Lake Okeechobee Ft.

Myers Miami K i s s i m m e e R i v e r Fort Lauderdale C a l o o s a h a t c h e R i v e r St. Lucie River Water Conservation Areas Big Cypress.in land without the willing consent of its owner or occupant in order to benefit society.

It is a power possessed in one form or another by governments of all modern nations. This power is often necessary for social and economic development and the protection of the natural environment. Land must be acquisition. Compulsory acquisition of land and.The land acquired for SEZs is an example of this misuse of the Land Acquisition Act.

large scale land acquisitions alters the pattern of livelihood of many so need is that acquirer should accepts the responsibility for financing resettlement and rehabilitation of all affected persons.