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The shallow depressions are surrounded by dirt berms and planted with climate-appropriate flowering plants. More than 185 of the gardens have been installed in northeast San Fernando Valley yards. Rea...

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Washington State Department of Ecology has issued a revised NPDES stormwater permit to Washington State Department of Transportation.  The permit covers stormwater discharges from WSDOT owned and...

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Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center has “awarded a commercialization grant to a collaborative project involving green roof researchers at Portland State University and...

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With the help of a crane to lift plants and materials to the roof, 30 environmental engineering students helped install a 3,000 square foot green roof. Click here for article and video.

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According to a study by the Natural Resources Defense Council released in June 2012, “installing green roofs and cool roofs in southern California could save consumers more than $211 million in ...

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The new Hayden Meadows Walmart in Portland, currently under construction, will be fitted with the largest green roof in the state of Oregon.  When completed, the green roof will measure 40,600 sq...

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Developers to Legislature: Save us from runoff rules > News > Washington Stormwater Center.

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On October 19, 2011, the Washington Department of  Ecology released the following draft municipal stormwater permits for a 3 1/2 month-long public comment period: Phase I ...

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On September 28, 2001, The Los Angeles City Council passed a landmark Low Impact Development Ordinance (LID). Developed by the Bureau of Sanitation in collaboration with community members, environment...

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