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Title: Energy development in the western United States: impact on rural areas

Abstract

Energy development in rural areas of the West presents opportunities for economic development, but the associated problems need to be addressed in a rational way by comparing actual data rather than assuming certain impacts. Available materials on western energy development are presented in a descriptive form that focuses on socio-economic impacts. The book is organized to present the overall dimensions of rural energy and technology development as well as to identify the pertinent literature sources. Among the impacts are changes in job and population characteristics and the effects on agriculture and local business, public sector costs, community services, social values, and social processes. The interrelationships of the impacts are noted and broad policies and programs to alleviate impacts are suggested. The authors are optimistic that an appropriate data base will be developed and that public activism on these issues will have positive benefits. 448 references, 6 figures, 75 tables. (DCK)

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OSTI Identifier:
6307032
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Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; ECONOMIC IMPACT; SOCIAL IMPACT; RURAL AREAS; USA; DATA ANALYSIS; DATA COMPILATION; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; INFORMATION NEEDS; DATA; INFORMATION; NORTH AMERICA; NUMERICAL DATA; 290200* - Energy Planning & Policy- Economics & Sociology; 530100 - Environmental-Social Aspects of Energy Technologies- Social & Economic Studies- (-1989); 292000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Supply, Demand & Forecasting

Citation Formats

Murdock, S H, and Leistritz, F L. Energy development in the western United States: impact on rural areas. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Murdock, S H, & Leistritz, F L. Energy development in the western United States: impact on rural areas. United States.
Murdock, S H, and Leistritz, F L. Mon . "Energy development in the western United States: impact on rural areas". United States.
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abstractNote = {Energy development in rural areas of the West presents opportunities for economic development, but the associated problems need to be addressed in a rational way by comparing actual data rather than assuming certain impacts. Available materials on western energy development are presented in a descriptive form that focuses on socio-economic impacts. The book is organized to present the overall dimensions of rural energy and technology development as well as to identify the pertinent literature sources. Among the impacts are changes in job and population characteristics and the effects on agriculture and local business, public sector costs, community services, social values, and social processes. The interrelationships of the impacts are noted and broad policies and programs to alleviate impacts are suggested. The authors are optimistic that an appropriate data base will be developed and that public activism on these issues will have positive benefits. 448 references, 6 figures, 75 tables. (DCK)},
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