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RECORD NUMBER: 8 OF 246
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Agricultural Land Preservation in Region 5|
|CORP Author||WAPORA, Inc., Chevy Chase, MD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Region V.|
|Report Number||EPA/905/R-84/100; EPA/68/01/5989;|
|Additional Subjects||Land use ; Farms ; Agriculture ; Government policies ; Project planning ; State government ; National government ; Economic impact ; Ordinances ; Land use zoning ; Legislation ; Taxes ; Protection ;|
The report provides an overview of the factors affecting agricultural land conversion for a Federal and State regulatory audience. Programs and policies to maintain agricultural land are covered at the State and Federal levels, stressing EPA and the Region V States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Comprehensive State program examples for Oregon and Maryland are covered. A quantitative methodology for evaluating the impacts of a proposed action on agricultural land is proposed.