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Entries from February 22nd, 2017

Infrastructure Reform Advances in the Washington State legislature

February 22nd, 2017 · 2 Comments · --Integrated Systems--

By Ted Sturdevant – Center for Sustainable Infrastructure First-of-its-kind legislation incorporating the new infrastructure investment tools promoted by CSI is advancing early in the 2017 Washington Legislature. Northwest infrastructure agencies and utilities spend billions of dollars on our behalf every year to operate, maintain, and rebuild vital infrastructure. These water, transportation, energy, and waste cycling […]

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The Water-Energy Nexus is the Next Big Thing: Three Case Studies from CodeInnovations.org

February 18th, 2017 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Energy, Water

By Chris van Daalen – Principal Investigator at The Code Innovations Database Whether we’re talking people, ecosystems or the economy, what they say is true:  Water is Life.  From lead-polluted drinking water in Flint Michigan, to a moratorium on building in Whatcom County, Washington, it’s painfully clear how dependent all of us are on water […]

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Green Power Partnership in Higher Education

February 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Energy

By Rhianna Hruska – The Evergreen State College In 2005, the student-driven clean energy campaign advocated for the creation of a green fee to fully cover renewable energy credits for The Evergreen State College.  A poll was sent to all students, and of the 28% that voted, 91% voted yes on paying for a campus […]

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