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Paradigms of Positive Change: Reordering the Nation's Land Use System

  title={Paradigms of Positive Change: Reordering the Nation's Land Use System},
  author={John R. Nolon},
  • John R. Nolon
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • The general perception of the American land use system is that it is disorganized, disorderly, and inefficient. The nation’s landscape is coherent, but when dissected by the jurisdictions of federal, state, and local governments, its physical development becomes woefully fragmented. Imagine, for example, trying to implement a cogent plan for flood prevention in the Mississippi watershed. Following the great Mississippi floods of 1993, in the Upper Mississippi Basin alone there were six federal… CONTINUE READING
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