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“USDA-Approved” Conservation Innovation

07.24.14 | In the News

This article, which appeared on Huffington Post, talks about the new approaches to conservation being funded by USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service Conservation Innovation Grant program. Delta Institute’s Nitrogen Credit Program is mentioned as an example. Read the article here.

A Community-Oriented Approach to Changing Energy Behaviors

07.18.14 | Announcements

In a morning full of excitement, dancing, awards, and tasty food, participants in the Chicago Neighborhood Energy Challenge (CNEC) came together to celebrate their achievements in energy reduction over the last six months. The Challenge was a pilot competition to reduce energy usage among multifamily and senior living properties in the Humboldt Park and Logan Square neighborhoods. “The Chicago Neighborhood…More

Surveying Brownfields in Little Village: A Community-Driven Approach to Neighborhood Revitalization

07.08.14 | Announcements

On a warm Thursday afternoon in early July, a group of 25 student volunteers with the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) and two Delta staff gathered in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago. Armed with electronic tablets, the volunteers packed into cars to fan out across the neighborhood to inventory vacant and potentially contaminated commercial sites, known as brownfields….More