Environmental Protection Agency

Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns

Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns

The Chesapeake Bay Grant Program was created to support design projects, financing strategies, and/or implementation of green street projects.

What The Heck Is A 'Green Roof?'

What The Heck Is A 'Green Roof?'

Green roofs – these secret islands of bucolic beauty that are rarely seen and never heard on the ground – are quietly moving in, blanketing buildings across the country in muted greens and pinks.

A Green Infrastructure Guidebook for City Planners

A Green Infrastructure Guidebook for City Planners

This new online resource showcases how communities across the country have successfully mitigated the effects of extreme weather by relying on green infrastructure.

Can Green Infrastructure Really Solve Pittsburgh's Stormwater Problems?

Can Green Infrastructure Really Solve Pittsburgh's Stormwater Problems?

All over the country, cities with old, often crumbling, sewer systems are turning to “green infrastructure” to help manage stormwater, reduce flooding and sewage overflows, and handle the impacts of climate change. But how well these systems will work is still unknown.