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Blog Posts in Category: National

Public Art takes on Pollution

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:00:00

In Reno, Nevada, the Truckee River is the main source of drinking water. In today's guest blog, Paul Klein, the Creative Director for the City of Reno, discusses a public art project that educates people on preventing water pollution. ...
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What happens to Superfund sites after a Superstorm?

Monday, 19 November 2012 11:45:00

After hearing Morning Edition's coverage of how toxic chemicals may have been carried in the flood waters, I examine flood water contamination in nearby states. ...
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Infill Philadelphia: Soak it Up! (A Green Infrastructure Design Competition)

Thursday, 15 November 2012 13:30:00

Design professionals from around the nation are encouraged to enter Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up! This is an interdisciplinary design competition promoting the creative, innovative use of green stormwater infrastructure in Philadelphia...
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Help Victims of Sandy

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 13:45:00

With a Nor'easter hitting the region, it's imperative to help the victims of Sandy RIGHT NOW. Whether you can volunteer your time, donate needed resources, or give blood, there are a variety of ways to help. Here are some ways to get involved!...
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Getting Local About Stormwater: Saving Streams helps the Chesapeake Bay

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 12:15:00

At a recent meeting of self-described "stormwater geeks" facilitated by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and Water Environment Research Foundation, discussions ranged far and wide. At the end of the day (two days, actually),they came back to the central theme: local implementation is what will get the job done......
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EPA and City of Philadelphia Sign Landmark Agreement

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:00:00

Yesterday saw another Philadelphia first, when U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, joined by U.S. Representative Allyson Schwartz and city and federal officials, signed an agreement that represents a $2 billion investment in Philadelphia green infrastructure during an event at the Fairmount Water Works....
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Cleanup at Superfund Site Opens Up Possibily of Land Reuse

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 13:01:34

The contaminated land of a former leather company in NY is taken off the Superfund list after a successful cleanup. It's important to take a moment to applaud this feat!...
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