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Coastal Zone Management (PAS 581)
Coastal watershed counties make up less than 20 percent of the total U.S. land area, yet they are home to more than half the nation's population. This authoritative new report by Elizabeth Felter and Marya Morris will help communities break the cycle of “damage-rebuild-damage” and find the sweet spot between environmental protection, economic rewards, and social equity. Read an excerpt now.
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