January 30, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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Greening America’s capital cities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
The federal Environmental Protection Agency sponsors an innovative planning program designed to help bring more green infrastructure and green building p… Continue reading

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August 30, 2012
by Deron Lovaas
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Vermont Strong: A Transportation Tale of Recovery from Irene’s Devastation

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
When Tropical Storm Irene struck the northeastern United States one year ago on August 28, 2011, dozens of lives were lost and $15.8 billion in damage was incurred, … Continue reading

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September 19, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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How a small community is becoming greener – with help from some important friends

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
The small city of Ranson, West Virginia – population about 4000 – has taken some very important steps toward a more sustainable future.  In partic… Continue reading

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August 12, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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Solving State Oil Addiction, Deep in the Heart of Texas

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C. Earlier this week I braved the 100-degree-plus heat in San Antonio, Texas to speak at an energy summit held as part of the National Conference of State Legislatures annual summit. A… Continue reading

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