Philadelphia's $2B green stormwater plan approved by EPA

04/12/2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Philadelphia's $2B plan to build a sustainable stormwater-management system has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. The green infrastructure plan includes installing porous pavement, roadside plantings and green roofs to collect rainwater runoff. "The city has earned a place as a national and global leader on sustainable innovation and clean water protection," said EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.

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