News Item: The battle over mountaintop development in WNC
(Category: Misc)
Posted by Doug Ingram
Monday 03 February 2014 - 08:40:35

A special two-part report from Carolina Public Press, takes an in-depth look at how ridge-top development in 24 mountain counties turned on a dime following the passage of the Mountain Ridge Protection Act of 1983, which was enacted 30 years ago this month. The law signaled a change in mountain politics regarding conservation — and this two-part series explores the impact that single law has had on Western North Carolina’s politics, landscape and economy.
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