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Advocacy and policy

July 2013

Published on July 18, 2013 Written by Jodi Smits Anderson Posted in Advocacy and policy
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Have you ever thought about what Billy Joel meant by “A New York State of Mind”? Sometimes I think he meant not sitting around and waiting for others to act — like Ithaca, Yonkers, Hastings-on-Hudson, Buffalo and New York City have done this spring to advance green building in their communities. I suspect that these are only a...

Published on July 12, 2013 Written by Tony Richardson Posted in Advocacy and policy

II joined the Southwest Florida Branch of USGBC’s Florida Gulf Coast Chapter in 2011 with a particular enthusiasm for improving our community’s appreciation of the true value of greener real estate. I’m a realtor in one of America’s hottest residential marketplaces, and recently earned my...

Published on July 10, 2013 Written by Richard Fochtman Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Pacific Region is home to some of the most sought-after natural and built environments in the United States. It includes the states of California and Hawaii, covering...

Published on July 3, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Advocacy and policy

The heart of the country, the heart of USGBC. 

The Heartland Regional Committee (HRC), created in 2005, is composed of 16 chapters across 12 states, from Ohio in the East to Kansas in the West and north to the Canadian border. Chapters included in our region are Minnesota,...

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