ERIC Number: ED179333
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
1978 Annual Report - Appalachian Regional Commission.
Narrative text, tables, maps, and photographs present an overview of the Appalachian Regional Commission's (ARC) activities in fiscal year 1978, their past achievements, and goals for the future. The report discusses major accomplishments of 1978: nearly 56% (1700 miles) of the Appalachian Development Highways System was completed or under construction, 102 water and sewer projects were approved helping to alleviate a major public facility need, $6 million was approved for housing programs in nine states, 259 primary health care clinics were certified for reimbursement under Medicare and Medicaid, 88 vocational education projects were funded, 52 of the 69 local development districts were using the areawide action program thereby coordinating their districts' planning and development activities. Separate chapters summarize projects in the areas of transportation; community development and housing; enterprise development; energy, environment, and natural resources; and human development (health, education, and child development). The role of multicounty planning agencies, the involvement of local citizens, and the planning and research activities of the ARC are outlined. Appendices contain total project funds approved in fiscal year 1978 for each of the 13 Appalachian states and a directory of local planning districts. (JH)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Child Development, Clinics, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Economic Development, Educational Facilities, Energy, Evaluation, Financial Support, Health Services, Housing, Human Services, Natural Resources, Organizations (Groups), Program Descriptions, Regional Planning, Research, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Transportation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A