Urban Sprawl op ed

Urban Sprawl op ed - Darius Owens A&S 100-Sec 038 Nate...

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Darius Owens Nate Millington Andersonburg Doomed to Waste Space While Making Some Last week, the Andersonburg City Council has presented a proposal to expand the urban service boundary to allow new residential development and a commercial center at the leading edge of the city. Basically, we’re going to be taking the already humongous area of Andersonburg and make sure that the entire region understands why we’re so big. Urban sprawl is a pretty new concept of expanding out a city with the sole purpose to “stretch out” and gain money. However, what the council and city planners are overlooking are the truly negative effects of urban sprawl that cities all over the United States have been facing, and many scientist and ordinary citizens, like myself, have pointed and figured out. The top reason that urban sprawl is bad for any community would be its impact on the environment and nature itself. Expanding cities has been known to destroy natural habitats, feeding grounds, and blocking migratory paths of thousands of animals. Endangered animals are found in areas that have most aggressive developers. If the
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