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Innovative State Energy Efficiency Policies Promote Job Creation and Investment in New Industries

On August 3, 2010 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, PG&E Chief Executive Officer Peter Darbee, Chair of Energy Resource Management Bill Campbell and Bracken Hendricks, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund joined to discuss a… more »

Pennsylvania Elementary School Learns Energy Efficiencies Pay Great Dividends

While Fortune 500 corporations race to lower energy costs, an elementary school in Pennsylvania could teach them a thing or two about efficiency. Candlebrook Elementary, in King of Prussia, reduced its district’s energy bill by more than $300,000 and now… more »

Conference: Sustainable Property Transactions: Retooling the Business of Contaminated Site Redevelopments: April 14, 2010 - April 16, 2010

The Concept:...In the wake of this slow to recover economy, the continued credit and liquidity crisis is driving practitioners to incorporate more rigorous environmental risk management and due diligence techniques and sustainable development practic… more »

Can the land tax help curb urban sprawl? Evidence from growth patterns in Pennsylvania

Abstract: Urban sprawl has become a policy concern of national prominence. One tool that has been suggested for combating sprawl is the land or split-rate tax. In theory, such taxes can raise the ratio of housing capital to land. This in turn can raise t… more »