A cooperative effort of 20 state & fed. Agencies working with local communities to improve the quality and reliability of CA water…
National network of water professionals dealith with land use and water issues. http://nemo.uconn.edu/about/network.htm
Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) is a management approach to address the challenges of human activities on land and in the ocean that are…
A nonprofit organization that provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the technical tools for protecting our streams,…
National database of Phase 1 stormwater monitoring data. http://unix.eng.ua.edu/~rpitt/Research/ms4/mainms4.shtml
Natural resource-based planning process to ensure that land use decisions are made in an environmentally sensitive and fiscally responsible way. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/nrig/index.html
Describes planning considerations, tools, and best management practices to create a more visuially appealing community. http://wupcenter.mtu.edu/education/land_use/design_guidelines/index.htm
The Nonpoint Source Pollution program web page for the State of Massachusetts includes “The Clean Water Toolkit”, an NPS Management Manual. http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/water/watersheds/nonpoint-source-pollution.html
The Menu of BMPs is based on the Stormwater Phase II Rule’s six minimum control measures. http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/npdes/swbmp/
Scenario planning is a tool to help transportation professionals analyze various forces (health, transportation, economic, environmental, land use) that affect growth. Developed…
February’s article: Driving the Next Decade: The Challenge to Put More Zero-Emission Cars on the Road
Currents provides readers with current information on energy issues affecting local governments in California.
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