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24 Jul 2001
Environmental news from GRIST MAGAZINE


One of America's fastest-growing counties, Loudoun County in 
Virginia, voted last night to adopt tough development controls and 
try to keep two-thirds of the county as farmland.  The vote by the 
county board of supervisors removed 83,000 potential homes from 
county plans and ended support for studying a proposed new highway to 
connect Dulles International Airport with I-95.  Property rights 
advocates were up in arms over the vote.  Meanwhile, neighboring 
Fairfax County said yesterday it would stop purchasing  SUVs and pare 
back its current fleet of the vehicles to help reduce pollution 

straight to the source:  Washington Post, Michael Laris, 24 Jul 2001

straight to the source:  Washington Post, David Cho, 24 Jul 2001


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