Content requirements To adequately address the topic, your paper should be at least 5 pages long (12-point Times- New Roman, Arial, or Calibri font, double-spaced). At minimum, your paper must include: • A detailed description of the topic • An explanation as to why it is relevant and important to the sustainable development of communities in the U.S. • A discussion of its local planning, policy and/or development implications1 Sources and citations There must be at least two sources for your paper, only one of which may be one of the textbooks. Sources can be websites2, book chapters, or journal articles. Sources may include those identified in the “List of Possible Topics” or posted elsewhere in the course. Any source other than the textbooks must be fully cited and referenced.