Month: July 2015

Cleaner DC-Area Rivers – The “Lady Bird” TBM. (More on Resiliency.)

A giant mechanical earthworm named “Lady Bird” has been carving a cavernous storage conduit beneath the Potomac from Blue Plains wastewater treatment plant in southwest Washington, DC (just south of Bolling Field) toward Nationals Park, creating the first of several

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Fore! Archie Bunker on the Links. Trump Impacts the Potomac River, and Local Residents.

This green thing has really gotten me. When reading Hedrick Belin’s opinion piece in The Washington Post last week about Donald Trump’s vision for a golf course remake along the Potomac, I was surprised by how deep my feeling of regret

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Updates on Previous Posts – Curbed Relaxation and Drought

Near year’s end last I wrote about PARK(ing) Day. The other day The Washington Post featured a piece called “A ‘parklet’ parks itself on K Street NW. Subtitle: “To mixed reviews, District allows street meter spaces to become zones of

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Smart Homes for Seriously Wounded Warriors! Payback for Service and Sacrifice.

This blog is about sustainability and, as regular readers know, that includes buildings, infrastructure, lifestyle and the environment.  So, pretty broad. This post reports on both building and lifestyle- Great news out of Annapolis, MD!  SGT Adam Keys last week

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Fuel Cell Technology – Powering Neighborhoods. And Your Ride. (+ late-breaking news)

About a year-and-a-half ago, the largest fuel cell generation plant in North America was unveiled in Bridgeport. There are five FuelCell Energy DFC3000™ systems combined, called Dominion Bridgeport, producing 14.9 MW of power from the downtown Bridgeport area just off I-95.

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