The New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s ongoing $150 million upgrade of the 26th Ward Wastewater Treatment Plant, in Brooklyn, recently earned the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system's Silver Award. PHOTO: NYC Water
September 8, 2015

A wastewater treatment plant upgrade in Brooklyn, NY, is the seventh infrastructure project in North America to earn an Envision sustainability designation from the Institute for Sustainable...
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March 9, 2015

The Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, in Ontario, Canada, has earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Platinum award, the highest ISI honor a...
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Anthony Kane
Vice President, R&D
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
February 20, 2015

With the creation of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, co-founded by ASCE in 2011, civil engineers finally have a way to measure the sustainability of infrastructure projects. ISI...
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Casey Dinges interviews Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), members of the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
February 13, 2015

Looking 50 years into the future, what will sustainable infrastructure look like?  “It looks different in a number of important ways. It does a lot for its communities,” explained Harriet...
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January 30, 2015

The Sun Valley Watershed Multi-Benefit Project, in Los Angeles, a first-of-its-kind venture geared to managing storm water for the Sun Valley Watershed, has earned the Envision Platinum Award, the...
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Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), discuss the vision for the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
January 16, 2015

How much stronger would our economy be if there were communities where good jobs, quality schools and effective transportation existed all together?  The vision for creating sustainable communities...
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December 30, 2014

The Los Angeles County Public Works Department recently became the first government agency in the U.S. to credential 100 of its personnel as Envision Sustainability Professionals (ENV SP), a...
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December 23, 2014

In 2012, ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) signed a formal agreement recognizing that emerging global challenges over...
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December 22, 2014

In another significant advance for the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system, Skanska, one of the largest construction and development companies in the country, has joined forces with...
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December 18, 2014

Demolition and removal of dilapidated pier containing hazardous materials from Site 7. Photo Credit: Port of Long...
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