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In a huge victory for fracking opponents and a major blow to the shale gas drilling industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest, ruled on June 30 that municipalities can use zoning laws to enact fracking bans or moratoria.
Jul 4, 2014   USA Today
A new study ranks the U.S. states by residents' happiness. From Louisiana (#1) to New York (#51), the happiest people tend to live in sunny, outdoorsy states with strong quality of life measures.
Feb 9, 2010   USA Today
In an effort to cut transportation maintenance costs, some cities are ditching their asphalt roads and going back to gravel.
Feb 8, 2010   USA Today
The economy has slowed growth to a trickle in states like Florida and Nevada, which had seen continuous growth for years.
Dec 27, 2009   USA Today
A new federal grant program is enabling private car and taxi companies in cities across the country to buy new handicapped-accessible cars for their fleets.
Dec 23, 2009   USA Today
Transit ridership has dipped in 2009, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association. The recession and high unemployment rates are being blamed.
Dec 21, 2009   USA Today
Buffalo, New York has managed to preserve most of its historic buildings due to a lack of economic drive to replace them. Now that Buffalo is doing better, preservationists are hoping to use those assets for revitalization.
Dec 17, 2009   USA Today
Areas like Bellevue, Washington and Coral Springs, Florida have grown by 10% or more every decade since the 1970s. Today, these suburban communities are actually losing people.
Nov 21, 2009   USA Today
A new rating system for open and planted spaces has been created, offering a way to identify the most sustainable landscapes.
Nov 10, 2009   USA Today
Despite taking billions in stimulus funds with the promise of forging ahead on electric vehicles, Chrysler has dissolved the engineering team working on their three proposed electric offerings.
Nov 10, 2009   USA Today
As demand for parking at transit nodes has increased, developers have looked for ways to make their garages more 'green'.
Oct 15, 2009   USA Today