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  • The Nation’s Capital Shows Leadership on Integrated Planning, Green Infrastructure & Jobs

    The Nation’s Capital Shows Leadership on Integrated Planning, Green Infrastructure & Jobs At an event in Washington, DC today, DC Water announced its new agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to modify its long term control plan for green infrastructure to meet obligations under its wet weather consent decree. In addition to the multiple benefits that green infrastructure – mixed with traditional grey infrastructure techniques – provides (water capture, air quality, aesthetic improvement, climate mitigation, etc.) – the focus was on the role of green infrastructure to generate local jobs. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Water General Manager, George Hawkins, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at the ceremony that ensures that approximately 50 percent of the jobs created with the green infrastructure[…]

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