03 Feb '12, 12pm

The Major Dividends Cities Reap from Investing in Green Infrastructure

The Major Dividends Cities Reap from Investing in Green Infrastructure

Today NRDC released a new report on how local and state governments can stimulate potentially billions of dollars of private investment, to offset the costs of repairing our nation's broken stormwater infrastructure. It's worth a read for policymakers, investors, and anyone who receives a wastewater or stormwater bill from a local utility. In other words, anyone concerned with how municipalities and wastewater utilities will pay for much-needed water infrastructure investments. Stormwater and sewage overflows are leading sources of water pollution that we must address to meet the Clean Water Act's goals -- first enacted forty years ago -- of fishable, swimmable, drinkable waters nationwide . And the overdue bill for our disinvestment in municipal water infrastructure over the last two decades totals in the hundreds of billions of dollars. As NRDC detailed last November in ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/03/major-dividends-c...

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