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Flooding could shut down a quarter of all critical infrastructure in the U.S.

Flooding could shut down a quarter of all critical infrastructure in the U.S.

About 25%, or 1 in 4 units of critical infrastructure, such as police stations, airports and hospitals, are at risk of being rendered inoperable due to flooding

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ISRI portrays recycling’s national reach

ISRI portrays recycling’s national reach

Trade group says 70 percent of processed recyclables stay on shore for U.S. manufacturing purposes.

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Pittsburgh’s climate-friendly plan for condemned homes

Pittsburgh’s climate-friendly plan for condemned homes

In a pilot program, the city is salvaging construction materials from the buildings instead of demolishing them.

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Dam demolition in Santa Cruz Mountains benefits endangered salmon

Dam demolition in Santa Cruz Mountains benefits endangered salmon

The removal of the 100-year-old dam in Santa Cruz County benefits endangered fish by providing a habitat for spawning. 

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As the Elwha rushes back to life, hope for river restoration nationwide

As the Elwha rushes back to life, hope for river restoration nationwide

Since the Elwha dams came down, other tribes have seen great success in restoring their rivers. 

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Worth the effort

Worth the effort

Consistently high scrap iron prices in 2021 have made harvesting scrap essential and have helped some demo projects get the green light.

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Governor Hogan Celebrates Project C.O.R.E. Milestone with Demolition of Perkins Homes

Governor Hogan Celebrates Project C.O.R.E. Milestone with Demolition of Perkins Homes

More Than 5,000 Units of Blight Eliminated In Baltimore City Launches First Phase of Redevelopment Plan for Historic Perkins-Somerset-Oldtown Neighborhood

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Haiti earthquake: Death toll over 300; more than 1,500 homes destroyed or damaged

Haiti earthquake: Death toll over 300; more than 1,500 homes destroyed or damaged

A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake added to the misery in Haiti, killing at least 304 people, injuring a minimum of 1,800 others and destroying hundreds of homes.

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PLANNING STORM WATER MANAGEMENT WHILE MAINTAINING BUDGET & COMPLIANCE

PLANNING STORM WATER MANAGEMENT WHILE MAINTAINING BUDGET & COMPLIANCE

When storm water is an afterthought in project planning, owners and contractors can get behind schedule while dealing with permits and inspections

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The Fight to Change US Building Codes

The Fight to Change US Building Codes

In cities and states around the country, conflicts over climate-friendly standards for buildings are heating up.

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