Innovative plan for storm water in Philadelphia gets EPA’s OK

Philadelphia's $2 billion plan to manage its storm water with green methods including porous pavement, green roofs, and more trees, was officially approved last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

April 19, 2012

Philadelphia's $2 billion plan to manage its storm water with green methods including porous pavement, green roofs, and more trees, was officially approved last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The 25-year plan will transform how the city handles storm water, treating it as a resource instead of a waste.

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