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  • Lands of Opportunity

    Sustainability and stimulus spark renewed interest in old industrial property.

  • Sustainability and stimulus spark renewed interest in old industrial property

    As the least-polluted sites were harvested, so to speak, and greenfield financing became easier to obtain, the average timeframe for redeveloping a brownfield stretched from three to five years.

  • Better Safe than sorry

    Not everybody is sold on the concept of global warming and climate change. Yet scientific evidence is mounting. Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are at their highest in 800,000 years, and the average global surface air temperature has risen at a rate of 0.23°F each decade over the last 50...

  • APWA targets sustainability, local relationships

    The American Public Works Association and National Association of Regional Councils have formalized their relationship by signing a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on funding requests, legislative and regulatory initiatives, and conferences.

  • The New Age of Aquarius

    Concern for the global climate is ushering in an era of ‘eco-infrastructure' in the United States.

  • Wake-Up Call

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