A Mountainous County Grapples With Smart Growth

By now many people know about smart growth, but implementing it faces many challenges.
March 13, 2004, 5am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Home builders, developers, local government officials and citizens are trying to reconcile new residential construction and its many impacts on some of the most beautiful country in the nation. One local farmer summed things up: "What are we going to leave here for our young people? ... I'm concerned about the mountains and all. There ain't going to be no more of them put here."

Thanks to Joel Hirschhorn

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Published on Sunday, March 7, 2004 in The Roanoke Times
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