Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Neighborhoods Healthier And Safer

Crime Prevention through Environmental Design: Making Neighborhoods Healthier and Safer

Source: Unsplash/Pixabay A neighborhood’s design, including layout, lighting, building and maintenance, can influence the prevalence of crime and fear. When these are present, residents’ behavior is greatly impacted – including their physical activity levels, as well as school safety and performance. Unfortunately communities don’t have the resources they need to ensure every public space and facility

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Rainwater

Why Municipalities Should Focus on Reducing Rainwater Run-Off Instead of Costly Sewer Upgrades

Source: diego_torres/Pixabay Green infrastructure solutions for deficient waste water systems throughout New Jersey are not only effective, but also save a lot of money. That’s why the State Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently announced new permits for the state’s 25 utility companies operating combined sewer systems (CSS’s). These permits require affected towns and sewer treatment

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