CNN / September 17, 2017

China's 'sponge cities' aim to re-use 70% of rainwater

With rapid urban migration forcing developers into flood-prone areas, China’s “sponge city initiative” would help prevent catastrophic flooding in cities through the use of permeable surfaces and green infrastructure.

BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE / September 11, 2017

In Williamsburg, a renewed push for the BQGreen

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso is renewing a push to build a 3.5-acre High Line-style park over the sunken BQE in South Williamsburg. The deck park would improve the health and quality of life for residents, who currently have minimal access to green space and experience pollution from the BQE.