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Where can I find information on urban growth?

For information about Urban Growth we suggest that you visit EPA's Smart Growth site at: http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/

There you will find information and resources for smart growth funding and initiatives, as well as smart growth policy examples, publications, and links to Smart Growth Network partner sites.

Contact information for the EPA Smart Growth Program:

Development, Community, and Environment Division (MC 1807T)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20460
202-566-2878
smartgrowth@epa.gov

Or you can use the Web form at: http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/contactus.htm

The National Award for Smart Growth Achievement recognizes communities that use the principles of smart growth to create better places. This annual competition is open to public- and private-sector entities.

The application period for the 2010 awards is now closed. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on December 1, 2010, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

If you wish to be notified when the 2011 applications become available, email your name and a note saying you would like to be notified when the application period opens, to smartgrowth@epa.gov.  http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/awards.htm

If you have questions concerning the National Award for Smart Growth Achievement program, contact Abby Hall (hall.abby@epa.gov) or 202-566-2086.

A related site, Green Communities, includes tools, resources, and case studies for creating sustainable communities.    http://www.epa.gov/greenkit/index.htm

Contact information for EPA's Green Communities program:

Francesca Di Cosmo
Green Communities Project Coordinator
U.S. EPA Region 3 (3DA00)
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Email:  dicosmo.francesca@epa.gov  

Or you can use the Web form at:
http://www.epa.gov/greenkit/comments.htm

You may also be interested in these related resources:

Green Buildings Homepage, http://www.epa.gov/greenbuilding/index.htm

Sustainability Homepage, http://www.epa.gov/sustainability/

 

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