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La Mesa, CA
Urban forestry project increases engagement in disadvantaged communities
The City of La Mesa used GIS mapping to identify areas in disadvantaged communities where trees could be planted as part of an urban forestry program.
4 Thousand USD
Camden, NJ deters illegal dumping, fulfilling promise to clean up community
Camden, NJ cleans up approximately 43,000 tons of illegally dumped trash every year, leading the community to feel unclean and unsafe. By using survei...
Zero Upfront Cost
Permeable concrete block system reduces contaminants in stormwater runoff to Lake Michigan
The City of Cudahy needed a green infrastructure solution to remove suspended solids and phosphorous from stormwater runoff entering Lake Michigan and...
90 Thousand USD
Residents, not climate professionals, serve as experts to form Cincinnati's climate resilience plan
Cincinnati, OH collaborated with non-profit partners and involved community members to create a holistic strategic plan centered around ensuring the c...
Zero Upfront Cost
Cooke City, MT
Abandoned mine land reclamation project delists Soda Butte Creek from the Clean Water Act
Abandoned mine reclamation work by Montana’s Department of Environmental Quality transformed Soda Butte Creek from the most polluted stream entering Y...
21.9 Million USD
Department of Environmental Quality
London, ON, Canada
Local districts across great lakes manage water quality & flooding risks in cost-effective co-op
Ontario law establishes 36 Conservation Authorities (CAs) to manage natural resources & environmental health on a per watershed basis. About 20 CAs ha...
24.7 Thousand USD
St Paul, MN
Tracking stormwater pollutants from lawns to lakes informs capital projects & public education
Capitol Region Watershed District manages stormwater runoff to protect and manage wetlands, lakes and some Mississippi River headwaters in the densely...
Monitoring & Research Division
Brooklyn's "Sponge Park" reduces sewage overflow and industrial toxins in Gowanus Canal
Found alongside industrial buildings and residential neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York, the Gowanus Canal has been faced contaminated stormwater and...
1.5 Million USD
Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Protection
Sustainable Building Practices Transformed a Brownfield into Green Housing in Oakland, CA
With a former industrial neighborhood becoming a residential hub, a former paint factory brownfield was safely redeveloped into sustainably designed h...
5 Million USD