Two Words You Can’t Say in Charles County: Smart Growth

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Charles County recently released its merged comprehensive plan scenario for 2012 and many agree it’s an improvement over the county’s 2006 plan.

But at yesterday’s joint meeting between the Planning Commission and Board of Commissioners, the words “Smart Growth” weren’t mentioned and some say this could be a signal that many of the policies that promote sprawl development will likely continue in the county.

WATCH Ken Hastings of the Mason Springs Conservancy.

LISTEN to our interview with Michael Paone, a Senior Planner at the Maryland Department of Planning.

Video and audio pieces for We Make It News are produced by Tobin Communications, Inc.

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