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Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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New Orleans receive EPA water quality grants

New Orleans environmental and community groups received federal funding along with the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board to address water issues. The EPA allotted $338,000 of funding though the Urban Waters Program to support educational programming about reducing pollutants in Lake Pontchartrain. The funding is being dispersed to: -Global Green stormwater workshops to conduct [...]

Philadelphia’s Greened Acre Retrofit Program

Philadelphia’s GARP (Greened Acre Retrofit Program) Funding program helps fund stormwater retrofit projects on private property in combined sewer areas. Applicants may receive up to $90,000 per impervious acre. The city of Philadelphia also has a SMIP (Stormwater Management Incentives Program) for non-residential property owners. This program provides up to $100,000 per impervious acre to [...]

State Clean Water funding for the Tappan Zee bridge

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund, a state-administered fund for water quality protection projects, has been sought for funding for the reconstruction of the Tappan Zee bridge. Last week, the Public Authorities Control Board approved $255 million of the proposed $511 million for the transportation project. Environmental advocates have raised concerns against the Cuomo administration [...]

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