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Andropogon Associates receives ASLA Honor Award

GSI Partners member, Andropogon Associates, was recently recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects for their collaborative three-year study of the role of vegetation, soil, and adaptive management performance in urban green infrastructure. The designers and scientific researchers monitored the site’s runoff volume, water quality, soils, and vegetation to better understand the infrastructure’s performance
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Philly proposes to exempt community gardens from stormwater charges

The Philadelphia Water Department has proposed exempting community gardens from paying monthly stormwater management service fees, which are based on the property’s gross area square footage and the impervious area square footage. “The rate change, which was mandated by a Philadelphia City Council ordinance that Mayor Kenney signed in June, would apply to 286 known community
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