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Author: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Development, Community, and Environment Division.; ICF Consulting.
Publisher: Washington, DC : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Development, Community, and Environment Division, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years interest has grown in Smart Growth as a mechanism for improving environmental quality. In Our Built and Natural Environments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) summarizes technical research on the relationship between the built and natural environments, as well as current understanding of the role of development patterns, urban design, and transportation in improving environmental  Read more...
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Our built and natural environments.
Washington, DC : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Development, Community, and Environment Division, [2001]
(OCoLC)763020168
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Development, Community, and Environment Division.; ICF Consulting.
OCLC Number: 48576529
Notes: Cover title.
"January 2001"--Cover.
"EPA 231-R-01-002"--Cover.
"Final document produced under EPA contract 68-W-99-054 for the Development Community, and Environment Division, US EPA Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, by ICF Consulting"--Acknowledgements.
Description: v, 93 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 28 cm

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In recent years interest has grown in Smart Growth as a mechanism for improving environmental quality. In Our Built and Natural Environments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) summarizes technical research on the relationship between the built and natural environments, as well as current understanding of the role of development patterns, urban design, and transportation in improving environmental quality.

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