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DLC | New Dem Dispatch | April 22, 2005
Idea(s) of the Week: Going Beyond Green
The rise of state and locally based efforts to create jobs, preserve cherished hunting and fishing grounds, and build better homes and offices shows that environmental issues are no longer just big D.C. green group concerns, but issues everyone can rally behind.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 7, 2004
Biodiesel
By Sen. Tom Carper
A whirlwind of state and local public policy, along with commercial activity, has all been aimed at advancing the use of biodiesel fuel in the United States.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | September 1, 2000
A New Model of Governance
By Debra S. Knopman and Marc K. Landy
Civic environmentalism promotes local approaches.


DLC | The New Democrat | May 1, 1999
A River Runs Through It
By Bill Bradbury
The civic environmental approach to saving Pacific Northwest salmon.


PPI | Policy Report | January 1, 1999
Civic Environmentalism in Action
By Marc Landy, Megan Susman, and Debra Knopman
Civic Environmentalism in Action: A Field Guide to Regional and Local Initiatives is designed to help policymakers at all levels of government create innovative, place-based solutions to local and regional environmental problems.


DLC | The New Democrat | September 1, 1998
Ideas Into Action II: Environmental Protection
By Megan M. Susman
The Western Governors' Association adopted a "shared environmental doctrine" which was driven by increasing population, changing patterns of land and resource use, urban and suburban sprawl, and the rapidly changing regional economy.


PPI | Talking Points | February 1, 2000
PPI Talking Points: Brownfields
Cities and states should encourage redevelopment of abandoned, urban, industrial, and commercial sites called "brownfields." Putting those lands back into productive use is good for public health, economic development, and the environment.


DLC | The New Democrat | July 1, 1999
Environmental Miseducation
By Megan Susman
A pair of recent studies suggest that scientists are doing a poor job of educating the public about environmental problems.


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