- Flint Goes Big with New Auto Assembly Plant
The Michigan Strategic Fund in late August approved a $4.35 million state grant to the Lear Corp., a Southfield-based auto supplier, to build a 150,000-square-foot building and the location of the former administration building at Buick City.Cont.
- Illinois-Indiana Cooperative Leveraging Cohesion to Garner Results
Some community and industry leaders believe finding solutions to long-standing problems, from redeveloping abandoned industrial sites to preserving the environment for future generations, requires a group effort.Cont.
- Michigan Paper Mill Eyed for Multi-Use Placemaking Strategy
The village of Vicksburg, Mich. has verbally agreed to a proposed $50 million redevelopment of the former Vicksburg paper mill, but any funding support will have to be hammered out later.Cont.
- Perth Amboy, N.J. Awarded Grants To Transform Scrap Into Green
The city of Perth Amboy has been awarded $7.1 million in grants from the state to convert a former scrap yard into a 6.1-acre public park that will include a performance space, skate park, bike course and spray ground.Cont.
- Smart Growth America: National Survey of Creative Placemaking
By integrating arts and culture into the planning process for transportation projects—or creative placemaking—communities can plan and build transportation projects that better reflect and celebrate local culture, heritage and values.Cont.
- Tulsa Brownfield Initiative Churns Ahead
In the five years since completion of the North Tulsa Brownfields Areawide Redevelopment Plan, nearly $120 million has been committed to cleanup and redevelopment at five of the top nine sites shortlisted in the plan.Cont.
- Activities Abound for Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE)
The Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast has several events planned for the near future, including presenting a workshop with the LSRPA entitled, "Let's Build A Clean Land Coalition," at the October 13 ANJEC Environmental Congress.Cont.
- DOE’s Wind Technologies Market Report: Several Key Findings
Among several key findings from the 2016 Wind Technologies Market Report and the Distributed Wind Market Report by the Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is that utility-scale wind installations stand at more than 82 GW, enough to meet about 6.2 percent of U.S. end-use electricity demand in an average year.Cont.
- Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth
The Energy Department this week (August 7) released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide. America’s wind industry added more than 8,200 megawatts (MW) of capacity last year, representing 27 percent of all energy capacity additions in 2016.Cont.
EnviroAnalytics Group now offering Guaranteed Fixed Price Environmental Remediation (GFPR)
EnviroAnalytics Group, LLC (EAG) is officially announcing three levels of management services for large-scale environmental clean-up projects.
- Minneapolis Vision Eyes Streets with Fewer Cars
Minneapolis’ network of bike lanes is growing—and not just on side streets. Many popular commercial corridors, including Hennepin Avenue in Uptown, will eventually cede part of the roadway to designated lanes for bicycles.
- Nevada Cement Facility To Reduce Emissions, Upgrade Pollution Controls
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement in early May with the Nevada Cement Co. to install new air pollution control technology at its Fernley, Nev. facility and replace a heavy-duty diesel truck and a diesel railcar mover at the facility with clean emissions vehicles. The agreement improves Nevada Cement’s compliance with federal clean air laws and resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.Cont.
- Columbia (S.C.) Slates Bike & Walk Summit Next Week
The City of Columbia will be hosting the Mayor’s Bike and Walk Summit on Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th.Cont.
- It’s Showtime: Grant Propels Paducah Theater Restoration Project
In 1927, the Columbia Theatre opened in Paducah, Ky., with the movie “It” starring Clara Bow. The majestic theatre, which had a main ground floor theatre and a smaller one on the second floor, was modeled after the Rialto Theatre in Louisville, and presented both vaudeville acts and movies.Cont.
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