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  • Building Better Communities - Consortium of building and highway construction interests presents arguments against limiting suburban development.
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  • Campaign for Sensible Growth - Coalition of government, civic, and business leaders in northeastern Illinois. Presents information on the campaign, news, and resources.
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  • Campaign to Protect Rural England - National charity devoted to protecting and enhancing rural England. Encourages the sustainable use of land and other natural resources in town and country.
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  • Congress for the New Urbanism - News, information and other resources from an organization which promotes the restoration of cities and the creation of human-oriented livable communities with a sense of place.
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  • Environmental Protection Agency: Smart Growth - Includes introduction and detailed information on smart growth, plus news, publications, and policies.
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  • Envision Utah - Public-private partnership promoting quality growth with goals in air quality, transportation options, open space preservation, housing, infrastructure, and community-friendly taxation.
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  • Farmland Information Center - A clearinghouse for information about farmland protection and stewardship. It is a partnership between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and American Farmland Trust.
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  • Friends of Midcoast Maine - Group of 14 land trusts and advocacy groups discussing the increasing impacts of sprawl in the Midcoast Route One Corridor. News and information about issues and activities.
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  • The Funders' Network - A resource for foundations, nonprofit organizations, and other partners working to solve the problems created by suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment.
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  • Greater Ohio - A statewide network promoting policies that encourage redevelopment of Ohio's cities and towns and conservation of farmland and open space.
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  • Greenbelt Alliance - Conservation organization dedicated to preserving a greenbelt of open space, farmlands, and parks around San Francisco, California.
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  • Grow Smart Rhode Island - A statewide non-profit organization that promotes sensible alternatives to suburban sprawl and urban decay.
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  • The Manchester, NH Urban Open Space Web Site - Photoessays and information about urban open space problems such as excess development, urban sprawl, urban forests, urban wildlife, work of conservation commissions, and downtown improvement via American Elm restoration.
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  • Moving Sustainable Development from Theory to Practice in the U.S. - A quick-study outline of sustainable development for planners and policy-makers, with extensive web references for more in-depth information on each topic. Written by Beryl Magilavy, past director of San Francisco's Department of the Environment.
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  • National Town Builders Association - Serves builders and developers in an effort to build traditional neighborhoods and town centers though smart growth principles.
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  • Preservation Institute - Information and resources about alternatives to dehumanizing modern trends on social and environmental quality.
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  • Save Our Land, Save Our Towns Inc. - Charitable corporation promotes changes in attitudes and policies that promote suburban sprawl.
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  • Scenic America - Information and resources from an advocacy organization that wants to protect the scenic qualities of communities and roadways.
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  • Sierra Club: Stopping Sprawl - The Challenge to the Sprawl Campaign works to fight poorly planned runaway development and promotes smart growth communities.
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  • Smart Growth America - Nationwide coalition promoting a better way to grow; one that protects farmland and open space, revitalizes neighborhoods, keeps housing affordable, preserves scenic and historic resources, and makes communities more livable.
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  • Smart Growth BC - A non-profit society that works to limit sprawl in British Columbia. Includes case studies, examples and local news.
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  • Smart Growth Network - The Smart Growth Network helps create national, regional and local coalitions to support intelligent and sustainable growth.
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  • Sprawl Watch - Clearinghouse with news, information and resource links about land-use, community planning and preservation.
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  • Sprawl-Busters - One of the most comprehensive and earliest sites to target sprawl, by Al Norman, "anti-sprawl guru" and consultant. Arguments and statistics to support campaigns against sprawl developments. Reading list, news, list of towns that have defeated mega-retail proposals.
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  • Wikipedia: Urban Sprawl - Publicly-editable encyclopedia entry supplies examples and arguments for and against sprawl.
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