Notable News

Coal Plant Shutdowns: Operators Need to Manage Community Relationships

06.29.16 | In the News

This Lexology article discusses how a coal plant shutdown has both positive and negative effects on the neighboring community, and it references Delta’s research on how proactive community engagement can help accelerate the redevelopment process. Read more.

A Year of Driven Doers

06.28.16 | Announcements

by Max Kaczor, Delta Institute communications and marketing intern What do you call an individual who translates their passion for the environment into action and collaboration? Here at Delta Institute we call them Driven Doers. Over the past year, we’ve introduced you to 15 amazing individuals who are doing just that. The people featured in our Driven Doer series are Delta staff, board members,…More

How utilizing EPA’s Decision Support Tool can greatly improve waste management systems

06.28.16 | In the News

This WasteDive article discusses how Delta worked with the EPA to put their Decision Support Tool to use in the Chicago area during a 2014 study. The Decision Support Tool (DST) will help municipalities implement different waste management practices to boost the economy, job market, as well as being more environmentally conscious. Read More.

How Rust Belt cities are boosting sustainability

06.22.16 | In the News

This Green Biz article highlights how Gary, Indiana is incorporating conservation and stormwater management-oriented practices like deconstruction and green infrastructure, into its plans.

Delta Shares Innovative Approaches to Brownfields Redevelopment in the U.S.

06.16.16 | In the News

This HazMat Management magazine article features a presentation Delta’s Margaret Renas recently gave at the Canadian Brownfields Network annual conference. In it, she discusses the benefits of deconstruction, phytoremediation, and green infrastructure.

June Update from the Delta Institute

06.14.16 | Announcements

This month’s Update features our recent beach clean-up with the Love Lake Michigan Campaign, a new Driven Doer and a fundraising opportunity for Delta!