Monthly Archives: March 2011

EPA Ranks Philadelphia 14th in 2010 List of Cities with Most Energy Star Certified Buildings

March 14, 2011- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranked Philadelphia 14th in its 2010 list of U.S. cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Buildings that earn the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification perform in the top 25 percent … Continue reading

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MAYOR NUTTER, SENATOR CASEY ADVOCATE FOR PROTECTION OF CDBG FUNDING

March 7, 2011- Mayor Michael A. Nutter and U.S. Senator Bob Casey met with Philadelphia residents and community leaders who have benefited directly from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and advocated for the U.S. Congress to preserve spending levels. … Continue reading

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The Early Successes of PhillyRising & Mayor Nutter’s Vision for the City

PhillyRising is a new initiative, targeting neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia that are plagued by chronic crime and quality of life problems, and require a coordinated, multi-agency and community response. Neighborhoods selected for PhillyRising typically have issues concerning blight, crime, vacant properties, … Continue reading

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