ERIC Number: ED156376
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Appalachia: Goals, Objectives and Development Strategies. Supplement 1: Resolutions Adopted December 1977.
Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
Recommendations by task forces at the Appalachian Balanced Growth and Economic Development Conference in 1977 to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) resulted in ARC's adoption of six resolutions which are listed in this supplement. Specific recommendations were made under the following resolution headings: (1) legislation for a national system of regional commissions; (2) continuation of the Appalachian Regional Development Program; (3) energy production and impacts, with attention to natural resources, economic development, and environment; (4) policy for promoting growth in small cities and rural communities, urging changes in Federal program provisions which constrain rural development in areas such as sewer and water projects, air quality standards, standards for emergency medical vehicles and health clinics, and property standards affecting new housing mortgage insurance; (5) land development and housing, human services programs (health, child development, basic education, vocational and technical training), and timber resources and agriculture; and (6) private sector participation in regional development. (RS)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Change Strategies, Economic Development, Energy, Federal Legislation, Health Services, Housing, Natural Resources, Policy Formation, Population Growth, Program Development, Regional Planning, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Site Development, Social Services, Specifications, Standards
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Authoring Institution: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.