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Toward Sustainable CommunitiesTransition and Transformations in Environmental Policy$
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Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262134927

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.001.0001

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Sustainability in American Cities: A Comprehensive Look at What Cities Are Doing and Why

Sustainability in American Cities: A Comprehensive Look at What Cities Are Doing and Why

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(p.226) (p.227) 9 Sustainability in American Cities: A Comprehensive Look at What Cities Are Doing and Why
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Toward Sustainable Communities
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Kent E. Portney

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0009

This chapter reviews the depth and breadth of what cities are doing to try to become more sustainable. It focuses on the cities of Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, and Chicago, with additional discussion of Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, and New York City. The end of the chapter includes a list of city-specific websites that provide greater detail concerning what these cities are doing to try to become more sustainable.

Keywords:   environmental protection, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, New York City

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