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Nominations Now Being Accepted For Philadelphia Area Green Stormwater Infrastructure Awards
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The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure Awards.  The deadline for nominations is February 15.

Nominations are invited in several categories--

-- Public Projects: Built projects managed in large part by a public agency and/or on public property (municipal, state, federal)

-- Private Projects: Built projects managed in large part by private entity and/or on private property

-- Innovation: Processes, programs, or technology that break new ground, by applying information, ingenuity, and initiative to significantly advance GSI impact

Winning applications should highlight the triple bottom line (environmental, social, and economic) benefits of a green infrastructure approach to stormwater management.  Click Here for a list of winners from 2018.

The awards will be presented in a special ceremony on May 23 in Philadelphia.

Click Here for all the details.  Questions should be directed to Fran Lawn, Manager, GSI Partners, by calling 215-922-7400 or sending email to: fran@sbnphiladelphia.org

For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners websites.

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[Posted: Dec. 18, 2018]


12/24/2018

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