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Why the EPA’s Clean Power Plan Is Good for Your Business

“On August 3, 2015, President Obama and EPA announced the Clean Power Plan – a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from power plants that takes real action on climate change. Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement, the final Clean Power Plan is fair, flexible and designed to strengthen the […]

EPA’s New Clean Power Plan: A Primer

Announced on Monday, June 2nd, the Obama administration’s new proposed plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants has already made waves.  For environmentalists, the plan was welcomed as a bold action to stem the effects of global warming.  From those in the industries most likely to be affected by the new plan (and lawmakers […]

Connecting the Sustainability Pillars: Ecosystems and Human Health

Sometimes at iSpring we’re asked what our definition of sustainability is.  Rather than haul out the traditional Brundtland definition, which really applies more to sustainable development than sustainability itself, we’ve taken to using the definition from an unnamed African elder, “Enough, for all, forever.”  It’s pretty clear what that means. It’s also enormously broad.  To […]

Lehigh Valley Receives 2011 Sustainable Communities Grant

On November 21, 2011, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the awarding of $3.4 million dollars to the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation as part of its 2011 Sustainable Communities Grants program.  The grants are provided by HUD in collaboration with the Department of Transportation and the EPA.   Funds will be […]

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