Comments on: Join the National Conversation on the Future of Our Communities http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/ The EPA Blog Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:30:52 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Swati Mahajan http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/#comment-93280 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:11:03 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=15003#comment-93280 A very informative, comprehensive post with lots of good tips and resources.

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By: bharat book bureau http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/#comment-23696 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:40:34 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=15003#comment-23696 So informative and comprehensive post.

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By: Jay Cwanek http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/#comment-23695 Thu, 14 Jun 2012 18:04:10 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=15003#comment-23695 No one has the slightest idea what the real costs of energy to the consumer will be out beyond 15 years from now, whether we’re talking about fuel for privately owned vehicles, mass transit, community-owned vehicles, space heating, clothes-drying and cooking with natural gas or propane, OR electricity. That really limits longer-term planning, because cost to the user is not part of the plan.

Since iterative decision-making will need to recur everytime there is a spike in energy costs that seems to be long-term, perhaps we should simply focus on stockpiling sources of energy where people want to live, so we’re not in the position 25 years from now of having to tell 350 million Americans there’s no longer any way for them to get to work, unless they are healthy enough to take a bicycle the way the Chinese used to do.

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By: Alvaro http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/#comment-23694 Thu, 14 Jun 2012 05:53:38 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=15003#comment-23694 Education should be the main concern. We need to spread the word in different languages also. I live in a community where we have immigrants from different countries and boy I can tell they need information and education specially on recycling.

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By: charles http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/06/future-of-our-communities/#comment-23693 Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:10:56 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=15003#comment-23693 How did you pick 15 years? that’s not very long in terms of planning. Good planning needs to look out longer than that, unless your intent is to also maintain developers’ profits due to the need to start over more or less every decade.

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