A cleanup is being recommended at the site of a former Southtowns shopping plaza after a former dry-cleaning business there left behind contaminated soil and water, the state Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that 800 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle has received Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Existing Buildings (EB) rating system. This marks the 12th building developed or managed by Hines to receive this designation.
"We know that living in neighborhoods with more green space has been associated with improved mental health in adults and kids," said Kristen Malecki, assistant professor of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
The past, present and the future of Canadian brownfields are the focus of collaboration with the Canadian Brownfields Network to bring the top remediation conference of 2015 to downtown Toronto on June 17.
The Commission on Aging will present its third annual report to the Board of County Councilors Tue., June 16. Commission members will discuss their progress in providing quality of life for the increasing number of county residents older than 60.
The city of Vanceburg, Ky. has been awarded a $200,000 grant as one of four projects selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for brownfield communitywide assessment grants and cleanup grants.
The city of Spokane got another big infusion of federal funding toward its effort to clean and redevelop industrial land in the Hillyard area, a former railyard that has sat polluted and nearly abandoned for 50 years.
“In addition, these new LED lights will create a significant cost savings in energy consumption and contribute to Camden County's sustainable infrastructure.” The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) Community Development Block ...