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Early Adopters Project Winner: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards

  Congratulations to Villanova University, the Early Adopter Winner for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony.   Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership (VUSP) Bio-Infiltration Traffic Island Photo source: Villanova University   Client: Villanova University Planning/Design Team: Villanova University Construction Team: Villanova University Maintenance Team: Villanova University Location: 800 East Lancaster Avenue, Villanova University, PA Watershed: Darby-Cobbs   Recognizing the need
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Temple Faculty and PennDOT Address Stormwater for I-95 Project

Faculty from Temple University and Villanova are partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to implement a stormwater management project as part of the I-95/Girard Avenue Interchange upgrades. The project to widen I-95, which began in 2009, requires a new stormwater management system that didn’t exist when the highway was first built.   “A major
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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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PWD’s Green Acre Retrofit Program (GARP)

PWD’s newest business assistance grant program encourages stormwater project aggregation. GARP provides grant assistance to companies or contractors for stormwater projects on non-residential properties with a total project size of over 10 acres or larger located in Philadelphia’s combined sewer area. Currently, PWD is seeking applicants who are companies or project aggregators that can assemble large
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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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