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Sustainable rural communities : federal programs, resources, and case studies  Cover Image E-book E-book

Sustainable rural communities : federal programs, resources, and case studies

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  • OCLC: ocn857301592
  • ISBN: 162808734X
  • ISBN: 9781628087345
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
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  • Publisher: New York : Nova Science, 2013.

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Contents: SUSTAINABLE RURAL COMMUNITIES: FEDERAL PROGRAMS, RESOURCES, AND CASE STUDIES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLERURAL COMMUNITIES; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; HOW THE LIVABILITY PRINCIPLES SUPPORT RURAL COMMUNITIES; HUD, DOT, EPA, AND USDA PROGRAMS AT WORK IN RURAL COMMUNITIES; PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR SUCCESS; CONCLUSION AND NEXT STEPS FOR THE PARTNERSHIP; APPENDIX A. CASE STUDIES OF FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL COMMUNITIES.
APPENDIX B. PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES CHARGE TO THE RURAL WORK GROUP AUGUST 2010APPENDIX C. RURAL WORK GROUP MEMBERS; Chapter 2: FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL COMMUNITIES; THE PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES LIVABILITY PRINCIPLES; FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL COMMUNITIES; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; APPENDIX. SUMMARY MATRIX OF PROGRAMS; INDEX.
Summary: Rural communities across America are working to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life to residents, and build on assets such as traditional main streets, agricultural and working lands, and natural resources. The Partnership for Sustainable Communities, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), established a Rural Work Group to reinforce these initiatives and ensure that the four agencies' spending, policies, and programs support rural communities' efforts to be economically vibrant and environmentally sustainable. Strengthening federal support for r.
Subject: Rural development -- United States
Rural development -- Government policy -- United States

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