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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...

August 31, 2010

In Keyser, W.Va., population 5,500, there isn’t much to do. And with the exception...

In Keyser, W.Va., population 5,500, there isn’t much to do. And with the exception of the requisite Walmart and CVS drug store, the retail offerings are scarce.

So when locally based Greyhound Properties LLC decided to invest $7 million to erect a strip center on the outskirts of town, residents were understandably excited.

December 14, 2008

When it comes to storm-water compliance, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t fool around....

December 14, 2008

When it comes to storm-water compliance, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t fool around. In...

November 5, 2007

Northampton, Mass., Big...

September 30, 2007

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