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Saving Money Is No. 1 Sustainability Driver
8.25.14
Source: Envrionmental Leader, 8/25/14
Summary: Saving money is the no. 1 reason executives give for moving towards more environmentally sustainable business practices, according to a Grant Thornton report.

How business can keep clean water flowing
8.25.14
Source: GreenBiz, 8/25/14
Summary: Private investments productively and profitably can be diverted toward improving agricultural and urban watersheds, says TNC.

Study: Cutting emissions pays for itself
8.25.14
Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8/24/14
Summary: Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in other harmful types of air pollution. But just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of reducing carbon emissions? MIT researchers looked at three policies achieving the same reductions in the United States, and found that the savings on health care spending and other costs related to illness can be big -- in some cases, more than 10 times the cost of policy implementation.

The Secret to Real Sustainability
8.13.14
Source: Ensia, 7/22/14
Summary: Truly sustainable decisions start with looking at the big picture.

Is Sharing Really Green?
8.13.14
Source: Ensia, 7/29/14
Summary: Many have sung the sharing economy's environmental praises, but the evidence may not be there to back up their claims.

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Storm Drain
The Industrial Stormwater Permit Guide is now available. This guide explains federal stormwater regulations for business, and the options available for compliance.

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