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Philadelphia launches green jobs plan

The City of Philadelphia is advancing its ambitious plan to create 10,000 green jobs over the next 10 years. The Philadelphia Energy Campaign is part of the Philadelphia Energy Authority’s plan to create energy efficiencies, taxpayer savings and sustainable jobs. The $1 billion investment will be aimed at municipal buildings, public schools, low and moderate
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Chicago collects real-time data on green infrastructure

A consortium of Chicago city agencies, institutions of higher education, and private sector companies are partnering to test and collect data on different SMPs using sensors and cloud computing. Chicago has already established two locations, which include a bioswale and a street with permeable pavement, as the pilot locations for tracking and recording data on precipitation,
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Congratulations to PWD’s Marc Cammarata

SBN congratulates Marc Cammarata on his recent appointment to be Deputy Commissioner of Planning and Environmental Services at the Philadelphia Water Department. Prior to his appointment, Marc was Director of the Office of Watersheds, leading the implementation of Green City, Clean Waters, and playing a key role in meeting and exceeding the targets set for
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