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  In The News:



Asheville Citizen-Times articles

Small steps help the planet

Slope construction needs controls to protect safety

Growth rates vary throughout WNC - Growth Estimates

How will WNC be affected by Global Warming?

Woodfin nixes power plant

Buncombe Board OK's Cliff's plans

Balancing Zoning Concerns

NC 'million acre' plan falling short

Report: Slope Development Depleting Groundwater

Selling But Keeping - Conservation Easements Help Preserve Open Land

Ways to Deal with Growth in Henderson County

City, County Help Fund Park

Doing Good and Doing Well: A Mantra for Our Region

Ramsey: Zoning Not the Answer

Managing The Mountainsides - Save Our Slopes 2

Cliffs Still Working on Project

Development Needs to be Channeled

Weirbridge Development Not Smart Growth

True Value Tax Method Should Replace Unfair Ad Valorem Tax

New Development Holds Promise of More Traffic Woes

Bad Developers Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bill for Poor Planning

Gated Areas Split Asheville



Mountain Express articles

Well, well: Groundwater levels prove a deep source of debate

The New Woodfin: The Incredible Expanding Town

What Price Progress?

Dream Home or Nightmare? Dangers of Building on the Mountain

A Moratorium Is Possible  Commissioners Need to Climb This Hill

More Condos for Hendersonville Road

Steep Canyon Rearrangers

Steep Slope, Slippery Slope  Will WNC go the way of south Florida?

Pay Per View  Commissioners Fund Conservation Easements

Crowded Houses  Commissioners Order Stopgap Condo Ordinance

All Downhill From Here Engineering Report Digs into Bartram's Walk

Extreme Home Makeover  City to Evict 41 Families from McCormick Heights

More Fossil-Fuel Emissions in Buncombe County's Future?  New Progress Energy Plant

The Price of Progress  Oil-Powered Power Plant Clears First Hurdle

Power Plant Lease Approved

Economic Development Meets Steep Slope Reality

Democracy Redefined   (please scroll down for the headline)

Commissioner's Close Multi-Family Development Loophole

What Price Progress? Group Challenges Power Plant Lease



Asheville Global Report

Development in WNC Concerns Citizens



Asheville Daily Planet

Impact of Corporate Chains Discussed By Author



Wall Street Journal

Tax Break With a View



Charlotte Observer

Help Save NC Forests

Development on the Edge



Raleigh News & Observer

State fights rezoning of rare habitat conservation

Court scolds EPA on warming

Investor's focus is earth-friendly



High Country News

Steep Slope and Viewshed Protection in Boone



Christian Science Monitor

Mountaintop Homes Stir Debate

Private Land Conservation Booms in US