ERIC Number: ED156392
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
1977 Annual Report - Appalachian Regional Commission.
Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
Narrative and tabular data, maps, and photographs comprise this annual report for fiscal 1977 on the Appalachian Regional Commission. Among highlights reported for the year were: completion of half the mileage in the Appalachian Development Highway system, further reducing inhabitants' isolation from jobs, schools, and markets; continued reversal of outmigration; establishment of demonstration projects in enterprise development to help develop energy resources, and continuation of important regional energy-information gathering; encouragement of public service and housing programs, particularly in communities impacted by increased energy production (including a demonstration project on home wastewater treatment systems); continuation of human service projects -- health care centers, educational facilities, child development programs; adoption of an areawide action program of needs, priorities, funding sources, and long-range strategies; and lobbying by Appalachian governors for changes in reimbursement for care by physician extenders in rural clinics. The report has sections on growth (transportation, housing, community development, enterprise development); human services (health, education, child development); energy, environment, and natural resources; local development districts; research and evaluation; and finances. Appendices give project totals by state and list local development districts. (RS)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Child Development, Clinics, Community Development, Educational Facilities, Energy, Evaluation, Financial Support, Health Services, Housing, Human Services, Migration Patterns, Natural Resources, Organizations (Groups), Program Descriptions, Research, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Transportation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.