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Curriculum Development: Green Stormwater Infrastructure Operation + Maintenance

We are excited to announce a collaboration with staff at AKRF, EPA, and the DEP, and faculty at Temple and Villanova Universities.  We are putting our heads together to develop a short curriculum based on the recently released draft Green Infrastructure Maintenance Manual that would be targeted at local firms interested in providing O+M services for public
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PWD’s Rain Check Program

The Sustainable Business Network, via the GSI Partners, is proud to be working with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to expand the city’s residential stormwater management efforts through our partnership in the management of PWD’s wonderful Rain Check program.  We have been working with both PWD and PHS to make the transition as smooth as possible,
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Plan Review Committee update

The GSI Partners Plan Review Committee has begun interviews to help highlight what works and unpack where there is room to improve the Stormwater Plan Review process, including Green Project Review.  Our goal is to support PWD and their work to continue to make the process as efficient as possible, especially for projects that use
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Financial Incentives for Green Building and Green Stormwater Management

On May 13, the GSI Partners and the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Green Committee co-hosted a special presentation at the EEB Hub on Financial Incentives for Green Building and Green Stormwater Management.  More than 40 developers, property owners and managers, and local firms that provide GSI- and energy-related services came to network and hear presentations from
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January 2014 Quarterly Meeting

We formally launched our Strategic Plan with a presentation at Tuesday 28th’s Quarterly Meeting at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center to an amazing audience of 40 business owners and organizational leaders.  Following the GSI Partners Project Manager’s presentation on the Strategic Plan, Larry Levine, Senior Attorney for the NRDC, presented a summary of their recent Green
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October 2013 Quarterly Meeting

GSI Partner TTF Watershed Partnership hosted our Quarterly Meeting on Tuesday, October 15th, at their new location, Globe Dye Works. PWD’s Vicki Lenoci and Jeremy Chadwick presented on the Plan Review process and upcoming Act 167 regulatory changes that will reduce the earth distrubance threshold from 15,000 ft. sq. to 5,000 ft. sq. You can view
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