Great catalyst for green roofs industry- Philadelphia Signs Agreement For Green Stormwater Control-Greensource Magazine

"Every year, approximately 11 billion gallons of combined sewage spills into [the city's] rivers and streams," says Chris Crockett, Philadelphia Water Dept. deputy commissioner of planning and environmental services. "Green infrastructure is needed for decreasing the city's impervious surface and reducing CSOs." Philadelphia is pushing the nation's largest commitment to green infrastructure for dealing with CSOs and urban runoff issues, says Jon Capacasa, director of water protection for EPA's Region 3. Larry Levine, a Natural Resources Defense Council senior attorney, says the current pact builds upon a June 2011 agreement and consent order between the city and Pennsylvania that supports the use of green infrastructure for reducing sewage overflows. The partnership "provides for the city and the EPA to collaborate on pilot projects now and to hammer out a more comprehensi...

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