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Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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New DC Standards Give More Soil To Street Trees

To combat Washington, DC’s shrinking tree canopy, a new set of design standards will ensure enough soil for urban trees along newly constructed roads and in public spaces. Like many cities, the new standards will allow green spaces to retain stormwater in heavily paved areas but are unique in that they have minimum soil volume [...]

S.W.I.M. Public Meeting Summary – October 30, 2014
S.W.I.M. Public Meeting Summary - October 30, 2014

At Pratt Manhattan: Open Sewer Atlas Progress Report by Korin Tangtrakul 1. Project Overview 2. Sewershed Findings 3. Using 311 4. Next Steps Discussion with Donovan Richards, chair of the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection OPEN SEWER ATLAS PROGRESS REPORT Presentation by Korin Tangtrakul 1. Project Overview NYC Open Sewer Atlas (OSA) is an [...]

Green Infrastructure in Action: Examples, Lessons Learned & Strategies for the Future

The Environmental Law Institute is hosting a seminar/webinar next month to discuss how green infrastructure will be monitored, assessed and credited and whether, ultimately, it will be effective. “Our discussion will focus on lessons learned with regard to GI implementation, the evaluation and maintenance of green projects following completion, and the growing trend in the [...]

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