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From the September 2016 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.

It’s been nearly three years since Los Angeles County Waste Management’s fleet of rumbling trash trucks ceased their daily climb up and down the massive landfill in Puente Hills, for years one of the nation’s largest. 635 more words


Plants that Clean

Most people I talk to that have been through Elementary School science class remember that plants take CO2 and make oxygen, and even if they don’t remember that, they seem to have an understanding that the air in a forest is cleaner than the air in the city. 1,030 more words

Sustainable Living

Mayor Says Stalled Hazelwood Development About To Launch

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Workers have been clearing the 174-acre site on the banks of the Monongahela River known as “Almono” for months now. 320 more words


Taking stock of Kensington brownfield sites

Temple Uni­versity stu­dents have been work­ing with Kens­ing­ton neigh­bors to re­ima­gine the area around the Le­high Somer­set Via­duct.

Le­onard Bon­arek, Michelle Ather­ton and Ted Muller worked through the De­part­ment of Plan­ning and Com­munity De­vel­op­ment at the Temple Uni­versity’s Cen­ter for Sus­tain­able Com­munit­ies to bring more of a loc­al voice to the chan­ging land­scape of Kens­ing­ton. 7 more words

EFUF 2016 Spotlight: Interview With Pieter Wieringa

In our new blog post we present Pieter Wieringa, the winner of the #EFUF2016 blog competition! In this short interview you can find out all about the background of his winning blog, his visit to… 1,069 more words


EPA Awards $1.2 million in Brownfield Grants to Kentucky Communities

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 10, 2016) –– The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Brownfield Redevelopment Program announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected three projects to receive a total of six grants in Kentucky for brownfield community-wide assessments. 442 more words

Kentucky Department For Environmental Protection

Stormwater in Parks: Is There Reason to Worry?

The following is an excerpt from City Parks, Clean Water, a report by the Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence that examines the role of urban parks in managing stormwater. 783 more words