In my January 7 post (Green Infrastructure Challenges and Solutions) I mentioned we were getting ready to announce the winners of our Green Infrastructure Challenge. I want to share the results with you here – a little belatedly, but still exciting to all of us at DC Water involved in this effort, and of course
I was honored recently to be invited to speak to a work session meeting of the Pittsburgh City Council on plans that are currently being considered to green the city’s Long Term Control Plan to address combined sewer overflows into the famous three rivers region. I link here to several of the news reports
The Brookings Report On Wednesday, May 23 the Brookings Institution released a report titled, “Cleaner Rivers for the National Capital Region: Sharing the Cost.” The report concisely and clearly outlines the funding challenge that DC Water faces implemented a range of mammoth capital projects – the largest of which is the Clean Rivers Project.
Along with the District Department of the Environment and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, George weighs in on the federal government’s refusal to pay its stormwater fee. DCEN Report: Why the Federal Government Should Pay the District’s Stormwater Fee (DC Environmental Network, 11/10/2010)
The Post’s Jonathan O’Connell covers a split decision by the federal government on impervious area charges. Federal government refuses to pay D.C. stormwater fee (Washington Post, 10/18/2010)