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SBN joins the Green City, Clean Waters Steering Committee

On July 7, we proudly joined Philadelphia Water and several non-profit partners at a kickoff meeting of the GCCW Steering Committee. The Steering Committee will work collaboratively to ensure continued support of GCCW among government agencies, non-profits, media and the public, and to advocate for policies that enhance GCCW implementation. The Steering Committee will also serve as advisors to PWD regarding GCCW and
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GSI Partners/BIA Green Committee Design Charrette

On May 12, the BIA’s Green Committee, along with SBN’s GSI Partners, facilitated a Design Charrette on Options for Residential Stormwater Management to explore innovative opportunities for managing run-off from residential developments, especially the smaller projects that don’t currently trigger PWD’s Post-Construction Stormwater Management (PCSM) Requirements.  Engineers, architects, landscape architects, and developers all put their heads together,
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Advocacy Committee Continues Feedback with Philadelphia Water on New Manual  

The new Stormwater Management Guidance Manual goes into effect today, July 1st.  Our Advocacy Committee has agreed that they want to conduct a formal review of and comment on this new Manual.  The goal is to highlight aspects of the Manual that support the prioritization of GSI as well as to identify areas that could be
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Advocacy Committee Update

Related to our three main goals to: 1) maximize the number of greened acres, especially those that are vegetated and innovative, 2) maximize the local economic impact of the public and private investment in GSI, and 3) ensure robust support for the longevity of the Green City, Clean Waters plan, the GSI Partners Advocacy Committee
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