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Report Examines Market-based Approaches and Private Financing for Green Infrastructure

According to a study funded by the Great Lakes Protection Fund (GLPF), private financing of green infrastructure is being hampered not by a lack of capital but by a shortage of opportunities with enticing returns. This is the leading reason private financiers have been hesitant to invest and implement green infrastructure as a cost-effective solution […]

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Obama Administration Announces Water Finance Center, New Municipal Bond

On Jan. 16, the Obama Administration launched the new Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and announced a new municipal bond to encourage public private partnerships. The announcement took place at the Anacostia River Tunnel Project Site in Washington, D.C., where DC Water is working to reduce the 2 […]

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Corvias Announces Public-Private Partnership Agreement with Prince George’s County

On Nov. 19, Corvias Solutions announced that it has signed a first-of-its-kind, community-based, public-private partnership (P3) with Prince George’s County, Maryland. This $100 million, 30-year partnership comes to fruition after a unanimous decision by the Prince George’s County Council and more than a year’s worth of negotiations. Corvias Solutions is a privately-held company and a […]

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AbTech and Corvias Solutions Sign Agreement for P3 Stormwater Infrastructure Projects

On Aug. 14, AbTech launched a major collaboration effort with Corvias Solutions to develop large stormwater infrastructure projects, particularly under privately financed, public-private partnership (P3) models. AbTech is an environmental technologies and engineering firm known for its polymer and antimicrobial technologies capable of removing bacteria, hydrocarbons, and other pollutants from stormwater and wastewater. Corvias Solutions […]

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Innovative Financing Accelerates Stormwater Management

Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. use innovative financing mechanisms to expand green stormwater infrastructure and meet water protection goals.

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EPA-WEF Webcast Series Addresses P3s for Stormwater Retrofits

This two-hour webcast is the second installment in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Faster-Cheaper-Greener webcast series, hosted in cooperation with the Water Environment Federation.  Presentations will focus on Prince George’s County’s (Md.) stormwater retrofit public-private partnership (P3) model, which has been highlighted by the Obama Administration and EPA as a potential template for addressing […]

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EPA and WEF Host Webcast on Public-Private Partnerships

On Dec. 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation with the Water Environment Federation will host a webcast on public-private partnerships as part of the agency’s “Faster-Cheaper-Greener” Webcast Series. The goal is to spread awareness about public-private partnerships as a means of financing green infrastructure urban stormwater retrofits. The webcast will offer perspectives, […]

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RE.invest Initiative Focuses on Sustainable Stormwater Systems

On May 22, the RE.invest Initiative announced eight partner cities that will lead the 2-year project in collaboration with engineering, law, and finance firms. The initiative seeks to increase public–private partnerships and increase infrastructure resiliency, and is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the initiative focuses in part on designing, […]

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NatLab Report Highlights Strategies for Leveraging Private Investment in Green Infrastructure

On March 6, the Natural Infrastructure Finance Laboratory (NatLab) released a report on developing private markets for green infrastructure. The report, Creating Clean Water Cash Flows, focuses on attracting private investment in green infrastructure on public and private land. Strategies discussed include project aggregation; offsite mitigation and credit trading programs; subsidies; public–private partnerships; and transformation […]

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