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Chicago Neighborhoods (6)

Dear Friends,

I’ve been thinking a lot about home. I’ve watched – and helped – my own neighborhood transform in the decades I’ve called it home, just as CNT is working to improve the quality of life, environment, and economy in the ecosystem of places we all call home. With your help, we can continue growing our impact in neighborhoods across the country.

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Suburbs Can Advance Economic Development and Equality by Adding Housing Near Transit

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Maria TOD 521 - Highland Park

Chicago’s northern suburbs are falling short in efforts to capitalize on the economic growth potential of building mixed-income TOD, according to our latest report. The report, Quality of Life, (e)Quality of Place, was released today by CNT and the nonprofit Open Communities.

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Helping America’s Utilities Start Fixing the Leaks

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 11:09 am

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CNT’s November 2013 report, The Case for Fixing the Leaks, offered a look at the disconcerting state of America’s water infrastructure. The report found that America’s pipes leak a whopping 2.1 trillion gallons of treated water every year. In a time when parts of the country have been facing record-setting droughts, protecting our drinking water supply is more vital than ever.

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Taking Action on Climate Change Can Benefit Communities

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 12:30 pm

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CNT’s affilate, Elevate Energy, is dedicated to smarter energy use for all. This is exactly why we support strong carbon pollution standards. Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, proposed a plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. We support this important move to take action to confront climate change.

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