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Lists the state organizations to which regional planning organizations belong.
Existing trees save utilities about three-quarters of a billion dollars a year!
A comprehensive design manual that describes how and why different green infrastructure solutions can work in different sites. Richly illustrated, the guide can serve as both an outreach and preliminary design tool.
Like many older cities, Baltimore’s cityscape is dotted with vacant lots. This “pattern book” demonstrates the many different ways vacant land can be renewed through green infrastructure, from pocket pakrs to orchards, to stormwater retention sites.
EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) is a software application that estimates the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site. Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records. It is designed to be used by anyone interested in reducing runoff from a property, including site developers, landscape architects, urban planners, and homeowners.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection provides formulas to calculate impact of various green infrastructure strategies on stormwater flow and pollution reduction. Compliant with Chesapeake Bay TMDLs.
Comprehensive guide to implementing a variety of green infrastructure practices during development and after. Covers vegetation, soil, pervious surfaces — virtually all techniques.
Provides guidance for both larger towns and smaller villages. Includes detailed guidance for planning boards, and a vareity of resources for develping, implementing and enforcing planning and zoning rules. A remarkable collection of resources useful as background for any community.
Dozens of examples of green infrastructure practices implemented by towns and institutions in the Hudson River Valley.