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September 4, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores said that its new store in Portland, Ore., will feature the state’s largest green roof.

Bentonville, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores said Friday that its new store in Portland, Ore., will feature the state’s largest green roof.

According to a report by Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce, the 90,000-sq.-ft. store, which broke ground Friday in North Portland, will be topped by a 40,600-sq.-ft. green roof, surpassing by more than 10,000 sq. ft. the current largest green roof over the Ramona apartment complex in Portland.

April 13, 2011

Parking lots have typically not been associated with green and energy-efficient design and building practices. But according to some experts, that’s beginning to change. 


“Extensive changes are being made to reduce the carbon footprint of surface parking lots,” said Matt Jobin, AIA, project manager, Rich and Associates, Southfield, Mich., the oldest firm in North America dedicated solely to parking design and planning. 


November 23, 2010

Connecticut environmental regulators on Tuesday said that CVS has agreed to pay a nearly $269,000 penalty to settle allegations that the chain's drug stores improperly disposed of photo processing and pharmaceutical wastewater.

Hartford, Conn. -- Connecticut environmental regulators on Tuesday said that CVS has agreed to pay a nearly $269,000 penalty to settle allegations that the chain's drug stores improperly disposed of photo processing and pharmaceutical wastewater.

The state Department of Environmental Protection announced that dozens of the chain's Connecticut stores this year and last year discharged photo-processing chemicals into onsite septic systems or sanitary sewers without permits.

September 20, 2010

The Goldenberg Group said Monday it is working with the Montgomery County (Pa.) Conservation District...

November 30, 2007

Green roofs, already popular in Europe, are starting to gain momentum in the United States...

September 30, 2007

Wal-Mart Stores continues to burnish its green reputation, opening its most earth-friendly Sam’s Club to...