D.C. Looks to the Past to Fix Its Zoning Code

DC is going back to the future, and that future may have a green roof.  Here’s a look at the …

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Forest Heights cracks down on stormwater pollution

Forest Heights does not quit!  This is a great article following up on the town’s press in the Washington Post …

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Green Roofs Pave the Way to Cheap Solar Power

dcg has installed several green roofs that now also support PV solar technology.  The Mary Graydon center at American University …

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A Greener Approach to Runoff

Here’s the Letter to the Editor that we submitted today.  This in response to an editorial that appeared in the …

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Big Empty Piece of Land Nearby? It Might Be Up For Grabs.

The new Wangari Gardens at Irving and Kenyon streets in NW DC will be hosting its 1st community workday this …

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From the ED: Cleaner Rivers, Greener Infrastructure

dc greenworks believes strongly that DC Waters’ Clean Rivers project should reflect current best stormwater management practices, which now favor …

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Green Infrastructure – it’s not just for homeowners

Live in a condo? Green infrastructure is for everyone, just see the latest post from Urban Turf: Large Residential Buildings …

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EPA help needed for green infrastructure

Here’s an opinion piece that sheds light on the murky politics around DC Water’s Clean Rivers project, where bedfellows are …

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September – October Newsletter

 September – October 2012 Newsletter  for download   In this issue: DC Greenworks wins two grants in August The Biggest Little …

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EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’

News Releases By Date   EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’ With District of Columbia and DC Water Release …

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How Google Earth Revealed Chicago’s Hidden Farms

How Google Earth Revealed Chicago’s Hidden Farms by SARAH ZIELINSKI January 09, 2013 2:58 PM Enlarge image Uncommon Ground, a certified green restaurant in …

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Green Roof Installation Raises Value of Boston Apartment by $2.4 Million

The Green Monster recently got a new green neighbor. A green roof installation is now within throwing distance of the iconic …

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D.C. debates best path to cleaner waterways

By Darryl Fears, Published: December 2   (Linda Davidson/ The Washington post ) – Trash and debris collect along the shores of the …

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As overflows continue, D.C. plan for sewage tunnels getting messy

As overflows continue, D.C. plan for sewage tunnels getting messy Turf battles, firings occur over best way to control flow …

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Storage Facilities Making the World Greener

This is a great scoop on one market for both green infrastructure and solar technology.  The irony does not escape …

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