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Andropogon Staff Among Inaugural Group of SITES Credentials

GSI Partner member Andropogon Associates, Ltd announced that two of their landscape architects are part of inaugural group to earn Sustainable SITES professional credentials.   The Sustainable SITES Initiative is the first program to offer both a comprehensive rating system and professional credential standards for sustainable land development and management. The goals of SITES are “to create
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Cerulean LLC honored with Legacy Award

GSI Partner member Cerulean LLC and its owner, Susan Harris, were recently honored by Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) with the Legacy Award at their annual Watershed Milestones Award Ceremony. This year’s ceremony took place on May 24, and recognized TTF’s outstanding partners ranging from volunteers to corporate stewards.   Susan was recognized for her 12 years
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Urban Land Institute Publishes Report on Real Estate and Rain Water

Philadelphia has been highlighted again in a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Harvesting the Value of Water: Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Real Estate. The report takes a particular focus on the opportunities for green stormwater infrastructure in the real estate industry and the role it can play in helping to manage stormwater.
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 Philadelphia Serving as a Green Infrastructure Pioneer

Mayor Kenney helped kickoff Infrastructure Week, which took place May 15 through the 19, by writing an op-ed for the Brookings Institute on the successes of Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters (GCCW). The article points to GCCW’s environmental successes and highlights the next wave of workforce development opportunities and contract opportunities for small and local
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New Report Explores Green Infrastructure Workforce

A new study, Exploring the Green Infrastructure Workforce, from Jobs For The Future examines the current green infrastructure workforce and opportunities for growth. The intent of the study was to focus on the public and private jobs involved in the direct construction, maintenance, and monitoring of urban green infrastructure. The report contains recommendations to the green infrastructure
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Venue & Sponsors: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards

  We are proud to present our venue and sponsors for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards!   Venue   The 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards will be held in two weeks on Thursday, May 11, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at FringeArts (140 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106).   *Group rates and discount for members
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Keynote Speaker: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony

We are proud to present our keynote speaker for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards: Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia.   Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia     Michael DiBerardinis assumed his role as Managing Director on January 4, 2016. As Managing Director, Mr. DiBerardinis reports directly to Mayor
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What is the Value of Green Infrastructure? New Jersey Future’s New Tools and Events Drill Down

More and more people – from environmental advocates, to developers, to homeowners – have a general understanding of green stormwater infrastructure, also known as GSI or GI. The term encompasses all manner of stormwater management practices that capture stormwater near where it falls, allowing it to infiltrate into the ground or be stored for a
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Leadership in GSI: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony

  Congratulations to Andrew Kricun, the Leadership in GSI Winner for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony.   Andrew Kricun, P.E., BCEE     Mr. Andy Kricun, the Executive Director and Chief Engineer for the Camden County Municipal Utility Authority (CCMUA) since 2011, has long championed green infrastructure in New Jersey as a multi-benefit stormwater management approach,
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Research in GSI Winner: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards

  Congratulations to the Philadelphia Water Department, the Research in GSI Winner for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony.   Monitoring Green City, Clean Waters: The First 5 Years   Photo Source: Philadelphia Water Department   Lead Research Institution: Philadelphia Water Department Study Area: Philadelphia, PA   Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) evaluates performance of constructed stormwater
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