Oregon's Hardline on Sprawl Holds Back Suburbia

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Good explains that "in Oregon, radical antisprawl laws aim to save the state's bucolic paradises. But with land-hungry suburbs on the prowl, can these goats be saved?"The goal, some say, is "slow sprawl":

Growth is allowed, here and there, every once in a while, but at a pace that would seem geological in subdivision nirvanas like Arizona or Florida. That goal is enforced by a bureaucracy so complicated, it's almost heroic.

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