How Much Room For Green When Building The American Dream?

Green space is losing the battle to sprawl.
May 25, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The greater Washington region lost nearly half as much green space to development from 1986 to 2000 as it did in its entire prior history, according to a soon-to-be-released study. Each day, 28 to 43 square miles of green space in the region are overtaken by the builder's bulldozer, say the authors of the study, co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the National Park Service. (Note: a correction published in the Post today said that "acres" not "square miles" should have been used in the headline and text.)

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Saturday, May 22, 2004 in The Washington Post
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