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Archive for March, 2008
Report on Climate Change

U.S. EPA release of a final report entitled, A Screening Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Mitigation in the Great Lakes and New England Regions. The document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment’s Global Climate research staff. The report is a screening-level assessment of the [...]

Earth Day Symposium

Center for Architecture – 536 LaGuardia Place, New York City On April 22 2008, the Design Trust for Public Space and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will host an Earth Day symposium, “Park Design for the 21st Century.” The symposium will bring together a range of professionals to share their experiences [...]

Policy Poster for SWIM

Center for Urban Pedagogy is seeking proposals for the next issues of Making Policy Public, CUP’s series of fold-out posters that brings advocates and designers together to create visual explanations of public policy issues. We are looking for advocates, organizations, and researchers with complex policy issues that need visual explanation. Advocates chosen through the juried submission process [...]

EPA Green Infrastructure Newsletter

EPA has a periodic newsletter on green infrastructure, with updates on new resources being made available to assist local communities in developing and implementing green stormwater management approaches. There are 3 editions so far, at this web site, which include some useful stuff — the newsletter also has an email address you can contact to [...]

Bronx River Flotilla

SAVE THE DATE: 9th Annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Join a flotilla of canoes and kayaks that will make their way down the Bronx River to celebrate its revitalization and to start the paddling season, or welcome the paddlers as they finish their trip at the Flotilla Picnic at Hunts Point Riverside Park. REGISTER

Gowanus Canal Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan–Member Comments

NRDC recently submitted comments to DEC on the Gowanus Canal Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan. Other groups are also invited to post their comments on this and other WWFPs here. Gowanus WWFP Comments_NRDC

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