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Gas Price Resources (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Library Government Documents Center)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/dn08/dn08gas.html

The following reference materials were provided by the Library Director to the Council of the County of Maui Planning Committee on August 13, 2007 at a hearing on proposed "superstores" legislation.

UPDATE: Planning panel advances "big box" ban but with no recommendation.
http://www.mauinews.com/news/2008/1/10/08plap0110.html

A report entitled "Key Studies on Big-Box Retail" (2007), from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, also available on the organization's website at.

A report entitled "Big Box Retailing" (2003), from the State of HawaiiLegislative Reference Bureau, also available on the agency's website at: document

A report entitled "'Big-Box' Retail Development" (2001), from the State ofMaryland, Department of Planning, also available on the agency's website at: document

A report entitled "The Impact of Big Box Grocers on Southern California: Jobs,Wages, and Municipal Finances" (1999), from the Orange County BusinessCouncil, also available at.