SOIL, WATER AND SUBURBIA: A REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE, JUNE, 1967

A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE PROBLEMS IN SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT WHICH ARISE WHEN LAND SHIFTS FROM RURAL TO SUBURBAN OR URBAN USES WAS HELD. THE FIRST TWO SESSIONS COVERED AREAS OF SOIL, EROSION, POLLUTION, THE UNSUITABLE USE OF LAND, AND HOW THESE PROBLEMS COULD BE MET WITH THE TECHNOLOGY PRESENTLY AT HAND. THE THIRD SESSION EXPLORED THE ECONOMICS OF LAND USE CHANGES, DEVICES FOR RESERVING LAND FOR RECREATION AND SCENIC AREAS OR REDUCING DAMAGE TO LAND BY ITS RUTHLESS EXPLOITATION. THE LAST SESSION DISCUSSED PLANNING, URBAN PROBLEMS AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF PRESENT PROGRAMS, WHETHER FEDERAL OR LOCAL.

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  • Publication Date: 1968-3

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  • Accession Number: 00240487
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 160 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1994 12:00AM