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Double Trouble: Housing that's Bad for Your Wallet and Well-Being
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Double Trouble: Housing that's Bad for Your Wallet and Well-Being

Some homes sold by Fannie Mae since the housing bust are unfit for people and are... More

Seller-Financed Contracts on Rundown Homes Create Unsafe Conditions for Low-Income Renters
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Seller-Financed Contracts on Rundown Homes Create Unsafe Conditions for Low-Income Renters

Health officials note a connection between lead-poisoning cases and homes in... More

NAHB Wants EPA to Revise Lead Paint Rules
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NAHB Wants EPA to Revise Lead Paint Rules

Association believes that rule is inefficient in achieving the goals for the EPA... More

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EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

Revolving loan funds will help the 31 grantees carry out redevelopment projects, including residential developments. More

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How to Grasp the EPA's Over-reach on Clean Water Act How to Grasp the EPA's Over-reach on Clean Water Act

ProPublica contributor Naveena Sadasivam does an impressive job unraveling fact from spin in her account of how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been frustrated in its efforts to pursue hundreds of cases of water pollution because of legal fights about exactly what bodies of water it has the authority to monitor and protect. More

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NAHB Pushes to Protect Nation's Water Resources

Despite the Clean Water Act, the federal government’s role in protecting the nation’s waters remains poorly defined. More

EPA Releases Flood Resilience Tool
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EPA Releases Flood Resilience Tool

The agency's smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover... More

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Solar-Powered Sanitation Solar-Powered Sanitation

In an effort to bring flush toilets to developing countries, Caltech engineers turn to a toilet/waste treatment system that runs on solar power. More

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Stormwater Management Made Easy Stormwater Management Made Easy

It's probably not the most fun part of your job, but with stricter environmental codes, it's increasingly important. Before you start to build, you've got to have a strategy in place. More

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