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#LEED for Neighborhood Development earns 2011 Award from RNRF: Photo of @USGBC team w/ @NRDC & @newurbanism

#LEED for Neighborhood Development earns 2011 Award from RNRF: Photo of @USGBC team w/ @NRDC & @newurbanism

Last week, NRDC was honored to join the US Green Building Council and the Congress for the New Urbanism, our co-founders of LEED for Neighborhood Development , in accepting the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation . Each year, the Foundation recognizes a project, publication, piece of legislation or similar concrete accomplishment for the environment and natural resources. As many readers may know, LEED-ND establishes objective, measurable performance standards for smart, green land development, and provides green certification at various levels of achievement to projects that qualify. NRDC worked with USGBC and CNU to develop LEED-ND in order to reward planners and developers who pursue smart growth, to provide governments with a template for promoting sustainable practices, and to help citizens tell good development from the ...

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