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Calif. bill would tie land use to carbon emissions 31.8.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
For decades, California cities and counties knew one way to grow -- by sprawling outward.
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Calif. bill awaiting approval would tie local government land use to greenhouse gas emissions 31.8.2008 Star Tribune: Nation
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Calif. bill would tie land use to carbon emissions 30.8.2008 Seattle Times: Nation & World
For decades, California cities and counties knew one way to grow - by sprawling outward.
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California Moves on Bill to Curb Sprawl and Emissions 29.8.2008 NY Times: National
A proposed law encourages housing close to job sites, rail lines and bus stops in order to shorten the time people spend in their cars.

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California bill attacks sprawl 28.8.2008 LA Times: Opinion
The groundbreaking legislation would help meet the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through smarter regional planning.

The number of miles Californians drive is growing almost twice as fast as the state's population, as housing developments sprout farther and farther from commercial centers. Not only does this urban sprawl put upward pressure on gasoline prices, it creates freeway gridlock, worsens air pollution and makes fighting global warming next to impossible. California lawmakers have tried and failed for decades to bring sprawl under control, but they may finally be on the verge of success.
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Ward 4 candidates address crime, city sprawl 27.8.2008 Post-Bulletin: Local Politics
The health of Rochester neighborhoods was a frequent touchstone at a public forum for Ward 4 city council candidates Tuesday. The forum, at Northrop Commun
Lawmakers aim to cut global warming by limiting sprawl 24.8.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
For 30 years, as California's growing population led to sprawling suburbs, traffic jams and fewer farms, attempts to craft statewide laws to stop it have failed again and again.
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Gas Prices Apply Brakes To Suburban Migration 5.8.2008 Washington Post: Nation
That 1958 brick rambler inside the Beltway is suddenly looking a lot better to Dawn and Jeff Schaefer, who are buying their first house in Northern Virginia.

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Mandatory 'inclusionary zoning' doesn't work, and is unfair, to boot 29.7.2008 Twincities.com: Opinion
The Pioneer Press' recent coverage of affordable housing issues brings an important policy issue to the forefront. The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC), and our parent organization, the National Association of Home Builders, which accounts for the majority of new housing in the United States, have dedicated significant time and resources to making housing affordable at all levels. We embrace the public-policy goal of working toward ensuring all Americans are appropriately housed.
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National group rank states on 'oil addiction' 24.7.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Despite Vermont's clean-and-green self image, a national environmental group says it is not among the top states in taking steps to reduce dependence on oil.
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A Mid-Life Moment for Tysons 23.7.2008 Washington Post
On mall's 40th birthday, officials chart a makeover for area.

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Threatened species 'need help' finding cooler homes 18.7.2008 New Scientist: News
To help species survive climate change, governments should consider transplanting entire ecosystems to new regions, say researchers
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Patterson Journal: Orchards and Farms May Vanish, but Their Festivals Survive 9.7.2008 NY Times: National
Even as apricot orchards disappear, a 38-year-old tradition hangs on in Patterson, Calif., known as the “apricot capital of the world.”

Sacramento's 'Blueprint' for Growth 7.7.2008 WSJ: Most Emailed This Week
Sacramento has become one of the nation's most-watched experiments in whether urban planning can help solve everything from high gas prices to the housing bust to global warming.
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Sacramento's 'Blueprint' for Growth 7.7.2008 WSJ: Most Viewed Today
Sacramento has become one of the nation's most-watched experiments in whether urban planning can help solve everything from high gas prices to the housing bust to global warming.

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Sacramento's 'Blueprint' for Growth 7.7.2008 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Sacramento has become one of the nation's most-watched experiments in whether urban planning can help solve everything from high gas prices to the housing bust to global warming.

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Business forum: Improve planning to reduce commuting 7.7.2008 Star Tribune: Business
A new effort is underway to start an overdue connecting of dots among housing, transportation and energy policy.
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Sacramento's 'Blueprint' for Growth 7.7.2008 Wall St. Journal: Page One
Sacramento has become one of the nation's most-watched experiments in whether urban planning can help solve everything from high gas prices to the housing bust to global warming.
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The man with a plan 26.6.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
For the past 25 years, Stephen C. Smith has been executive director of the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District, an organization responsible for long-range planning for much of Southeastern Massachusetts.
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Seattle's housing growth is off the charts 18.6.2008 Seattle Times: Local
It should come as a surprise to no one that Seattle is growing fast. But this fast? In just over three years, Seattle already is halfway...
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