Feds, Forbes: Smart Communities will Build Green Infrastructure

According to Federal policymaker Annie Donovan, "The wheels of innovation have begun to spin in stormwater management.  It’s time to scale this promising solution."  Donovan provides numerous examples of growing green infrastructure market nationwide.  She highlights the work of NatLab, a collaboration of the Natural Resources Defence CouncilThe Nature Conservancy, and Eko Asset Management Partners, in developing financing mechanisms for GI.  I joined this collaboration with colleagues from the NYC Soil & Water Conservation District.  We served as advisers to the City of Philadelphia's water department to identify effective practices for green infrastructure, resulting in the report, Greening Vacant Lots: Planning and Implementation Strategies.  Read the full article here.