Public Access to the Tidelands: A Report on Compliance with Chapter 91 Licenses on Boston's Waterfront
Pages: 122 pages
Published: June 15th 2012
This investigative research report by the Northeastern University School of Law Environmental Law Society examines compliance with Chapter 91 Waterway licenses along Boston Harbor. The report, which was prepared for the Conservation Law Foundation, discusses the state of the public trust doctrine as it applies to development in formerly-flowed tidelands and examines sixteen developments licensed under Massachusetts Chapter 91 program for compliance with their license terms, in particular conditions designed to protect the public's right of access.