Carl Otte Papers, 1970-1986

Container Title
M91-089
Part 1 (M91-089): Original Collection, 1972-1985
Physical Description: 16.0 cubic feet (16 records center cartons) 
Scope and Content Note: Records, 1972-1985, containing surveys, studies, and reports relating to specific projects. Prominent topics include the Great Lakes, Mississippi River regions, and other rivers located in the Midwest. Also includes records of the Sierra Club Committee on Political Education (SCCOPE) and information on opposition to Project SANGUINE.
Series: Mississippi River System
Upper Mississippi River Master Plan (UMRMP)
Box   1
Public Participation and Information Work Team (PPIWT) proposal
Box   1
Public hearings and testimony, 1981 November
Box   1
Public law 95-502
Box   1
Work product list and schedule, 1979 November
Box   1
Upper Mississippi River objectives study
Box   1
Master plan: Public Participation and Information Work Team (PPIWT) nominations for public members
Box   1
Operation and Maintenance (O&M) 9-Foot Project Channel, 1973-1981
Box   1
Dredging: authority and definitions, Wisconsin lawsuits
Box   1
Dredging/water quality, Minnesota lawsuits
Box   1
O&M middle Mississippi constricting works
Box   1
O&M lower Mississippi
Box   1
Upper Mississippi River side channel openings
Box   1
O&M water channels (9-Foot Project Channel?)
Series: Upper Mississippi River
Box   2
Water quality: barge safety/double hulls
Upper Mississippi River (UMR)
Box   2
Minneapolis sewage, 1976-1982
Box   2
Delta fish and fur farm
Box   2
Wildlife and fish refuge
Box   2
Wildlife and fish refuge, Lake Onalaska
Box   2
Wildlife refuge master plan
Wilderness
Box   2
1974-1982
Box   2
Reorganization
Box   2
Great Mississippi River
Box   2
Maps
Box   2
Study summary
Box   2
Miscellaneous study materials
Box   2
Barge/rail competition, general
Box   3
Grain export
Box   3
State rail plans and rail line abandonment
Barge/rail competition
Box   3
Iowa railroads #5
Box   3
Minnesota railroads #6
Box   3
Missouri railroads #7
Box   3
South Dakota railroads #8
Box   3
Wisconsin railroads #9
Box   3
Mississippi River, United States Army Corps of Engineers, leased land policy
Box   3
Corps of Engineers recreational improvements
Box   3
Extended navigation season, 1972-1981
Box   3
Corps of Engineers flood control projects
Box   3
River County Voices (RCV) position papers to Congress, project
Box   3
UMRMP position papers, comments
Port and industrial development
Box   3
General
Box   3
Borge Warner plant
Box   3
Minnesota River
Box   3
Warsaw coal loading facility
Box   3
Upper Mississippi River, Iowa gateway
Box   3
Power, general
Alma unit #6, power plant, Dairyland Coop
Box   3
Transmission line (Lansing, Iowa)
Box   3
Legal issues
Box   3
Genoa nuclear plant
Box   3
Hydropower
Box   3
Historic preservation
Box   3
Twin Cities recreation area
Box   3
Recreation, general
Series: Upper Mississippi River Master Plan (UMRMP)
Box   4
Citizens review council
Box   4
Objective study
Box   4
Computer inventory work team
Box   4
Environmental sub-work team
Navigation sub-work team
Box   4
Rate, cost study
Box   4
Historic
Box   4
Navigational capacity study (Bergert)
Box   4
Water commerce study
Box   4
NEPA override
Box   4
Trans studies
Box   4
Plan of study: drafts
Environmental Sub-Work team (ESW)
Box   4
Recreation, cultural wilderness study
Box   4
Resources summary study
Box   4
Navigation effects study
Box   4
Extensions
Box   5
Extension issue
Box   5
Extensions, resolutions
Box   5
Great River Study Committee
Box   5
Institutional arrangements
Box   5
Master plan task force
Box   5
McGuiness, Dan
Navigational sub-work team
Box   5
General
Box   5
Rate/cost study
Box   5
Anderson, George
Box   5
Dredged material disposal work team
Box   5
ESW long-term resource/monitoring plan study
Box   5
ESW mitigation study
Box   5
Public Participation and Information Work Team (PPIWT), general
Box   5
Master Plan
Series: Waterway User Fees
Box   6
Testimonies, 1976-1982
Box   6
General
Box   6
1973-1982
Box   6
Water user charges
Series: Ohio River
Box   7
Basin
Box   7
Basin commission, 1973-1978
Box   7
Ohio River Valley task force
Proposed power plants
Box   7
Save the Valley Inc.
Box   7
Legal documents
Box   7
1974-1978
Box   7
Main stem, executive summary, 1978
Box   7
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ohio River final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), 1980
Ohio River Basin Energy Study (ORBES)
Box   7
Interim findings, phase I, 1977
Box   7
Preliminary technology assessment report, 1977
Series: Rivers
Note: Arranged by state
State unidentified
Box   8
Cross Wabash Valley waterway (Indiana?)
Box   8
Des Moines River (Iowa)
Box   8
Earth City (Missouri?)
Arkansas
Box   9
Buffalo National River
Illinois
Box   8
Allerton Park
Box   8
Coalcon
Box   8
Illinois River
Box   8
Kaskaskia River
Box   8
Middle Fork, Vermillion River
Box   8
Rivers
Box   8
State agencies
Indiana
Box   8
Big Pine Creek
Box   8
Lawsuits
Box   8
Parks
Box   8
Rivers
Iowa
Box   8
Bettendorf Local Protection Project
Box   8
Iowa River
Box   8
Rivers
Box   8
Saylorville dam
Kentucky
Box   8
Cumberland River, Big South Fork
Box   8
Red River Gorge
Box   8
Cumberland Gap wilderness property
Box   8
State agencies
Box   8
Rivers
Box   8
Wild rivers
Box   8
Yellow Creek
Michigan
Box   8
Bridgeman Dunes
Box   8
Brule River
Box   8
Detroit incinerator
Box   8
Keweenaw Park
Box   8
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan public lands
Box   8
Pigeon River Country State Forest
Box   8
Porcupine Mountains
Box   8
Progressive groups
Box   8
Rivers
Box   8
Saint Claire Lake
Box   8
State agencies
Box   8
Water quality
Box   8
Upper peninsula
Minnesota
Box   8
Minnesota River Valley
Box   8
Rivers
Box   8
State agencies
Missouri
Box   9
Aviation
Box   9
Meramec River
Box   9
Rivers
Box   9
State agencies
Box   9
Water quality
North Dakota
Box   9
General
Box   9
Northern Environmental Council
Ohio
Box   9
File #1
Box   9
Air quality
Box   9
Caesar Creek dam
Box   9
Ohio/Conneaut Steel Mill
Box   9
Conneaut Steel Plant
Box   9
Mahoning River
Box   9
Rivers
Box   9
State agencies
Box   9
Stranahan Estate
Box   9
Water quality
Wisconsin
Box   9
Door County
Box   9
Energy
Box   9
Five Mile Creek
Box   9
Frank Lloyd Wright property
Box   9
Wisconsin
Box   9
Horizon National Wildlife Refuge
Box   9
Chippewa flowage
Box   9
Coleman Lake
Box   9
Hunting issue
Box   9
Ice age reserve
Box   9
Off-road vehicles
Box   9
Prairie du Chien
Box   9
Wolf River
Box   9
State agencies
Box   9
Upper Midwest Council
State unidentified
Box   9
White River
Series: Wisconsin
Box   10
Kickapoo River
Box   10
Wisconsin River
Box   10
Wild rivers
Box   10
Rivers
Box   10
Saint Croix River
Box   10
Soldiers Grove relocation
Box   10
Water quality
Box   10
Wild lands
Box   10
Wild Resources Advisory Council
Box   10
Wisconsin Environmental Council's advisory committee
Box   10
Wisconsin Environmental Education Council
Box   10
Koshkonong
Series: Great Lakes
Box   11
Extended navigation season, 1971-1973
Box   11
Navigation and shipping facilities, 1973-1977
Box   11
Extended navigation season, 1974-1978
Box   11
Testimony, 1978
Extended navigation season
Box   11
1979
Box   11
Media, 1979
Box   11
1980
Box   11
Economy, ecological
Box   11
1981-1983
Great Lakes Basin Commission (GLBC)
Box   11
Framework study
Box   11
General
Box   11
Meetings
Box   11
Public involvement work group
Box   11
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box   11
Transportation Commission
Box   11
Water resources policy
Box   12
Wetlands, 1980
Series: Wilderness
Box   12
Eastern Missouri, 1978-1980
Box   12
Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri, 1975-1977
Eastern wild areas
Box   12
Forest service planning
Box   12
Specific areas and surveys
Box   12
Aiken/Talmadge bill
Eastern wilderness
Box   12
State lands programs
Box   12
Testimony
Box   12
Forest service EIS
Box   12
Ozark wilderness, 1976
Box   12
Wilderness, undated
Box   12
Bills, 1973-1974
Box   12
Sierra Club Policy decision
Box   12
Wilderness areas
Series: Sierra Club Committee on Political Education (SCCOPE)
Box   13
Role of field staff, 1985
Box   13
General, 1976-1984
Box   13
Congressional elections, 1982
Box   13
Contributions, 1984
Box   13
Financial records, reporting, 1980-1986
Box   13
Endorsements, 1984
Box   13
Illinois, 1980-1982
Box   13
Yates campaign, 1982
Box   13
Indiana
Iowa
Box   13
General, undated
Box   13
Hazardous waste issue campaign, 1983-1984
Box   13
Kentucky
Michigan
Box   13
General, undated
Box   13
Congressman Bob Carr
Box   13
Minnesota, 1980-1982
Box   13
Missouri, 1980-1982
Box   13
Ohio Chapter
Box   13
Wisconsin, 1970-1982, 1985
Box   13
Environmental Political Action Committee (EPAC)
Box   13
Republican Convention, 1984
Presidential election, 1984
Box   13
Mondale, Walter
Box   13
Hart, Gary
Box   13
Glenn, John
Box   13
General
Box   13
Democratic national platform, 1984
Box   13
Acid rain issue
Post election summaries, 1981-1986
Box   6
Media, 1981-1986
Box   6
Targeting, 1982-1984
Box   6
Planning, 1985
Box   6
Guidelines, 1984
Box   6
Evaluations, 1984
Box   6
Carter, Jimmy, administration
Congress
Box   6
Lame duck sessions, 1980, 1982
Box   6
94th and 95th
Box   6
98th
Box   6
99th
Box   6
1981-1982
Box   6
Elections, 1976
Series: Pollution
Box   14
Clean Air Act legislation, 1980-1982
Box   14
Air: ozone layer
Box   14
Control, economical aspects
Box   14
Clean air, media
Box   14
Lobbying materials/strategy, 1980-1982
Box   14
Clean air, Sierra Club leader mailings, 1980-1982
Air
Box   14
Automobiles, file #1
Acid rain
Box   14
Impact on forests, crops
Box   14
House
Box   14
Canada
Box   14
Background
Clean Air Act
Box   14
1972-1982
Box   14
Visibility protection
Box   14
Reauthorization
Box   14
Clean air, background facts/general information
Series: Project SANGUINE
Box   15
1969-1973
Seafarer
Box   15
1974-1978, 1985
Box   15
Research questions
Project ELF (Extremely Low Frequency radiation) legislative work
Box   15
Appropriations
Box   15
State of Wisconsin and Marquette County v. Navy
Reports and studies
Box   15
Project SANGUINE: FBM Command and Control Communications, 1972
Box   15
Project SANGUINE
Box   15
Supplement to the SANGUINE system Final Environmental Impact Statement for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, 1975
Series: Navigation Reports and Studies
Box   16
Environmental Assessment: Winter Navigation Demonstration on the Saint Lawrence River: Technical Reports, 1978
Box   16
Great Lakes Sociological Assessment Survey: An Analysis of the Impact of an Extended Winter Navigation Season Upon Four Great Lakes Industry Groups, 1976
Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway Navigation Season Extension Demonstration Program
Box   16
Preliminary report: Activities and Expenditures Including Directly Related Agency Ongoing Programs, 1972
Box   16
Final Environmental Statement, 1974
Section V: Environmental Evaluation Interim report
Box   16
1972
Box   16
1973
Box   15
1974
Box   15
Annual report of the Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Seaway Winter Navigation Board: draft, 1973
Box   15
EIS: Icebreaking, Great Lakes, 1974
Box   15
Great Lakes Basin Commission studies and materials
Box   15
Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway Navigation Season Extension Demonstration Project: Environmental Evaluation Work Group Year End Report, 1975
Environmental Evaluation Work Group Studies of the Winter Navigation Demonstration Program
Box   15
Environmental Monitoring plan, 1979
Box   15
Saint Lawrence River Fisheries study
Box   15
Comparative Studies of the Saint Marys and Saint Lawrence Rivers Showing the Biological and Physical Similarities in Project Areas, 1979
Box   15
Effects of Ship-Induced Waves in an Ice Environment on the Saint Marys River Ecosystem, 1979
Box   15
Ship-Induced Waves: Ice and Physical Measurements on the Saint Marys River, 1979
Box   15
Waterfowl, Waterbirds, and Raptors Study, 1979
Box   15
Analysis of Control Sites: Limnology and Glaciology, 1979
Box   16
Winter navigation season extensions, Interim Survey Study on Upper Great Lakes
Box   16
“Oil Pollution Problems Associated with Extended Navigation Season” / Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1973
Box   16
Navigation Season Extension, final Environmental Evaluation Work Group (EEWG) report, 1974
Box   16
Navigation season extension
Saint Lawrence River Ecological study, 1976
Box   16
Comprehensive Study Requirements Ecological Impact Assessments Coordination
Box   16
Navigation Season Expansion
Box   16
Biological Characteristics
Box   16
Fisheries Studies
Box   16
Ice and Power, Power Authority of the State of New York
Box   16
Maintenance and Dredging of Saint Marys River and the Straits of Mackinac, Michigan, 1975
Series: Mississippi River System/Waterways Reports and Studies
Box   16
UMRMP waterways journal articles
Box   16
News clippings
Box   16
Illinois Institute of Natural Resources: Information Summary on Navigation, 1981
Box   16
Illinois Institute of Natural Resources: Bottom Sediments in Illinois Waterway, 1981
Box   16
Upper Mississippi River Master Plan: Navigation Carrying Capacity, 1981
Box   16
Upper Mississippi River Basin Commission: Preliminary Plan Report, 1981
Box   16
Estimates on Impact of Waterway Expansion on Railroads, 1980
Box   16
Navigation Pool #9: Commercial, Recreation, Navigation (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse), 1980
Box   16
United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Cambridge, Massachusetts, Review of Commodity Flow, forecast data, 1980