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Plainville project leads on green infrastructure

Aug 29th, 2014 | By

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‘Green infrastructure’ techniques could cut New Haven sewer overflows by 320 million gallons

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

NEW HAVEN — “Green infrastructure” techniques could reduce the amount of combined sewer overflows that New Haven discharges into Long Island Sound each year by about 320 million gallons — the equivalent of four Exxon Valdez tankers, officials said Tuesday. Figure in Bridgeport and green infrastructure could reduce the amount of overflows by a total

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Green infrastructure feasability plan of New Haven shows promise

Apr 10th, 2012 | By

“Green infrastructure techniques like rain gardens, permeable pavement and rain barrels are common sense ways to naturally filter stormwater and reduce the amount of harmful sewage discharged into the Long Island Sound, and do so less expensively than traditional techniques,” said New Haven Mayor John DeStefano.

NYC releases green infrastructure plan

Oct 2nd, 2010 | By

‘Cleaning up New York City’s rivers, creeks, and coastal waters has been a top priority,’ writes New York City Mayor Michael R. Boomberg in the beginning of the report, ‘and the pace of progress has increased dramatically over the past several years.’

The NYC Green Infrastructure Plan continues the implementation of PlaNYC, not only by improving water quality, but by helping the City achieve cleaner air and greener streets.