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April 2011

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Published on April 15, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Late last week, in an effort to avoid the first shutdown of the federal government in 16 years, the Obama administration and Congress agreed on a framework to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year 2011 (FY11). The broader details of the legislation (scheduled for a vote later this week) have only recently been released.

The...

Published on April 14, 2011 Written by Aaron Lande Posted in LEED

In a scene we hope to see replicated in city council meeting rooms across the country, the Lakewood, Colo. City Council gave unanimous approval last month for the Lamar Station Transit Oriented Development (TOD) station project.

Why is this a momentous decision?...

Published on April 5, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Jason F. McLennan
Chief Executive Officer
Cascadia Green Building Council

This article by Jason F. McLennan was originally printed in the Spring '11 issue of Trim Tab, Cascadia Green...

Published on April 5, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Doug Gatlin, U.S. Green Building Council's Vice President of LEED, testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the how the General Services Administration (GSA) can eliminate waste, cut costs and improve environmental performance through improved building management and purchasing.

"With an inventory of more...

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