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Green Infrastructure

New Report Highlights Green Infrastructure Financing Opportunities

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

A new analysis highlights the New Jersey Water Bank’s success in funding green infrastructure projects, and examines steps applicants and the bank itself can take to make accessing green infrastructure financing even easier.

Green Infrastructure Draws Attention at Atlantic Builders Convention

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

The partnership between New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Builders Association provided ample evidence at this year’s Atlantic Builders Convention that its focus on incorporating green infrastructure into development plans is having an impact.

One Water Awards Nominations Open, Partnership Expands

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

The Jersey Water Works awards program recognizes sustainable solutions to the state’s water challenges and welcomes two additional sponsoring organizations.

Exploring Green Infrastructure Options for Your Project? These Tools Can Help.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

An overview of several tools that allow developers and local officials to understand how various green infrastructure practices can fit into a development project, and what the impact would be of development on stormwater infrastructure.

Bayonne Water Guardians, Kearny AWAKE and Harrison TIDE Champion Green Initiatives

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

New Jersey Future has been working with Municipal Action Teams in three cities to educate residents on environmental issues and to help implement green infrastructure practices that will reduce combined-sewer overflows by keeping stormwater out of sewer systems.

How Do We Pay for New Jersey’s Aging Stormwater Infrastructure?

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

A session at the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum examined how stormwater utilities work in other states, what their benefits are, why New Jersey may want to consider authorizing them, and where the state is in that process.

Survey: New Jersey Residents Name Clean Drinking Water as Top Environmental Priority

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

A New Jersey Future/Jersey Water Works survey shows that New Jersey residents rate clean drinking water as their top environmental priority, and support investments in upgrading the state’s water systems.

Workshop Highlights the Benefits of Green Infrastructure to Developers

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

A workshop in Bayonne, organized by New Jersey Future, educated local developers on why green infrastructure should be an integral part of their plans.

Smart-Growth Policy Priorities Well Represented on Murphy Transition Team

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Smart-growth policy issues are well represented by the 15 experts now or formerly associated with New Jersey Future who have been named to the transition teams working with Governor-elect Phil Murphy.

A Rain Garden Grows in Harrison

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Rain gardens planted at the public library in Harrison can absorb approximately 2,800 gallons of water per storm and as much as 38,000 gallons per year based on average rainfall.

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