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PWD Opens Its First Biogas-to-Energy Facility

Friday, November 29, 2013  |  MWood

Last Friday, City officials joined the Philadelphia Water Department and Ameresco as Mayor Nutter cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of PWD’s new biogas co-generation facility at the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant....

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Greenbuild 2013!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013  |  PublicRC

Greenbuild, the biggest, greenest, and most sustainable convention made its way to Philadelphia this year....

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The Land is Ours!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013  |  PublicRC

For the last fifteen years, neighbors cleaned and protected the remaining 6 acres of the Anderson and Woodbrook land not yet touched by development in the Wissahickon. After learning that developers were seeking to build a condominium complex of over twenty five 1,200 square foot houses, neighbors campaigned to save the land....

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