Putting Green to Work
“We are in dire need of a new approach to investing in America’s clean water and drinking water infrastructure”. American Rivers 2011 finds that need for funding for “green” projects is far greater than the 20% provided for this effort. States have substantial lists of green projects that lack funding. Within the overall category of “green” we identified a group of projects providing a comprehensive set of environmental and economic benefits. Model states (New York and Maryland) shall be studied by others. States must act quickly to remove statutes and regulations to pursue integrated approaches to bright green infrastructure, and the benefits wished to be seen must be written into project evaluation criteria. Read more from Putting Green to Work: Economic Recovery Investments for Clean and Reliable Water.
A WaterNow Alliance Initiative
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