Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category
As defined by the US EPA, a brownfield is “property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” The Maywood-based business featured in this article is now able to expand by using a formerly vacant neighboring property, instead of looking to other communities for more…More
This Grist article highlights the work that an alliance of community organizations in Tonawanda, NY to prepare for their local coal plant to close. Delta assisted the town with developing their blueprint for a strong economic future without the local plant.
This Daily Herald article quotes Delta’s support for a recently approved 25-acre composting facility in Cook County. Read and watch Eve Pytel’s full testimony here.
The Greater Lansing Business Monthly recently published an article highlighting Scraps to Soil, Delta’s partnership with the city of Lansing and Hammond Farms to enlist food service businesses to compost their waste rather than dispose of it. The article highlights a list of some currently participating businesses, such as Biggby Coffee and Sparrow Hospital, and also includes a quote from Lansing mayor Virg…More
This Post-Tribune article shares highlights from the Downtown Gary-Emerson Neighborhood Spotlight Quality of Life Report Celebration. Delta Institute and our partner, Alliance for the Great Lakes, were in attendance.
This Post-Tribune article quotes Delta’s Ben Shorofsky on a recent decision of the Hobart Board of Public Works and Safety to approve four green infrastructure sites in Hobart, Indiana. Delta is working in collaboration with Alliance for the Great Lakes on the project.