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In the State of New York: Let’s Address Winter Solar Concerns!

As NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo pushes for energy independence at the municipality level, local smart communities are left asking a rather “obvious” question about both the short and long term prospects of these initiatives:

Is the Green New Deal even a viable plan, especially in the context of solar power, considering that we experience one of the harshest weathers in the country?

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STORM WATER MANAGEMENT

Stormwater management focuses on reducing the runoff of rainwater and melted snow. It also improves at improving the water quality. A proper storm water management  results in lower sewer costs

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Anaerobic Digestion: What Do You Need To Know

Anaerobic digestion involves various processes that allow microorganisms to break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen.

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At Dairy Farms: The Need for Manure Management

Dairy farms are one of the largest contributors to the U.S. economy. They generate $39 billion annually in direct wages, $39.5 billion in federal business tax revenue and more than $628 billion in overall economic impact. Unfortunately, they’re also large contributors to national environmental waste.

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It’s High Time the Environmental Impact of Dairy Farming is Taken Seriously!

On a map he keeps in his office, Ram Shrivastava, Principal at Larsen Engineers, marks a nearby spot that he says is one of the main milk hubs of the state of New York. The area houses 5 big dairy farms and about 30,000 cows within its County area.  Continue Reading

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All You Need To Know About Climate Smart Communities

Simply put,  the Climate Smart Community program outlines practical steps municipalities can take to reduce their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and enhance climate resilience.

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Is New York Ready To Embrace Urban Agriculture?

Rooftop and indoor farms have been part of a trend in New York for quite some time now. Amateur urban agriculturalists seem to pop up ever more, and while their efforts are commendable, they need a bigger hand backing them in order to do something actually substantial.

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Why The World’s Smartest People Are Opting For Green Buildings

People are going green.

No matter how much critics debate on whether the new found sensibility is a mere soon-to-fade trend or a long lasting episode that will affect the mechanics of the real world, the truism stands: people are going green, and increasingly so.

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Climate Smart Communities: What You Need to Know

In recent years, we’ve become more aware of how human activity can accelerate the rate of environmental degradation.

With an ever-increasing emphasis on enhancing environmental protection, the New York State government has announced a new partnership with local governments that will lead to a greener community. We’re, of course, talking about Climate Smart Communities – an innovative way to minimize the adverse affects of human activity on the environment.

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The Grim Reality of the World’s Water Wastage and Opportunity to Conserve and Recycle

On planet earth, water is life.

From the cells in our bodies that we need to function properly, to the crops in the fields that need it to survive, water plays a crucially important role in society and it’s impossible to imagine life without it.

However, despite being a truly priceless commodity, water is also the one resource that we waste the most. From old leaky water supply mains, taking long baths to ignoring leaky faucets and fixtures, communities waste an astonishingly high amount of water! What makes matters worse is that the vast majority of this wasted water can easily be recycled and conserved!

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