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A growing number of Maryland’s citizens have come to recognize the true costs of the poorly planned, widely-dispersed development that is characteristic of sprawl—sprawl that...

Jul 26, 2004 Report
The Benefits of Today's Advanced-Technology Vehicles for Maryland

Despite tighter automobile emission standards over the past three decades, many states continue to face significant automobile-related air pollution problems. <i>Ready to Roll: The Benefits...

Jul 1, 2004 Report
Chemical Exposures and Increases in Developmental Disease

Problems like premature birth; male genital defects; learning, attention, and emotional disturbances; early puberty; obesity; and low sperm quality have been increasing in California and...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
How Preserving North Carolina's Natural Heritage Benefits Our Economy and Quality of Life

In the past, conventional wisdom held that open space purchases, while offering important social benefits, drained local government finances and did not contribute to economic...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
Assuring Affordability, Reliability, Accountability, and Balance After a Decade of Restructuring

The restructuring of the electric industry during the 1990s was touted as a way to reduce costs for consumers and promote innovation and competition. But,...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
11 Ideas for Protecting the Environment and Easing Maryland's Fiscal Crisis

Eleven fiscally sound and environmentally friendly “green budget” policies evaluated in this report could help the State of Maryland ease its budget crisis while discouraging...

Jun 15, 2004 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Massachusetts' Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. A Blueprint...

Mar 26, 2004 Report
Road-Building and Air Pollution in America's Cities

While stronger regulations have resulted in cars that are far cleaner than those of three decades ago, the air in many American cities remains dangerous...

Mar 26, 2004 Report
An Analysis of Connecticut's Emission Reduction Goals, Current Strategies, and Opportunities for Progress

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. Connecticut Responds...

Mar 26, 2004 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Vermont's Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. A Blueprint...

Mar 26, 2004 Report

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