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  • VIDEO: Myths and misunderstandings about water sustainability

    Part of Ecobuilding Review's 2014 Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit, watch as Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, debunks the myths about water conservation and offers policy suggestions.

  • Hanley Wood Agrees to Sell Exhibitions Business to Informa

    Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC.

  • Our Highways' Toll on Wildlife

    Fall is peak season for roadkill. But we can cut the cost and the carnage.

  • VIDEO: Next stop, NYC's new $1.4B transit hub

    The new Fulton Center opened this week, after more than a decade of work. A vital connector between the rebuilt World Trade Center and the rest of the city, it also bridges old and new, past and present.

  • Midterm elections are mixed bag for public works

    Voters in six out of eight states approved measures that will fund much-needed road, water, and sewer system improvements. Here's why there's still a long way to go.

  • Looking at possible stormwater violations?

    Build a training facility instead of paying a fine. Colorado allows for a "supplemental environmental project," so the state DOT expanded its Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor Certification program.

  • City sets higher wages for public projects

    California has begun requiring charter cities to pay at least the state’s prevailing wage on public works projects. Although San Mateo was already doing so, the city council approved an ordinance that codifies the existing policy.

  • Public works rating system explained in plain English

    The American Public Works Association and partners released the Envision checklist two years ago. Here, a global contractor's chief sustainability officer explains why the system's so revolutionary.

  • Localities spend almost as much on roads as states

    Among other findings, this report states the obvious: "The various levels of government should communicate and operate as partners." In the meantime, cities and counties are increasingly taking matters into their own hands.

  • EPA to fund border projects

    Nearly $9 million in grants has been awarded for environmental improvement efforts along the U.S.–Mexico border.