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CNT Welcomes New Project Associate Cyatharine Alias

At this time, we are reckoning with the historic and current injustices that minoritized populations have faced in this country. These injustices are not limited to the “fast deaths” of obvious racist attacks; it includes the “slow deaths” occurring from the disproportionate effects of climate change and pollution. During this time, I am excited to join Center for Neighborhood Technology as a Project Associate on the Urban Resilience team. In my first few weeks, the discussions we’ve had have... Continue reading »

 

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Increasing Funding and Financing Options for Sustainable Stormwater Management

by CNT
May 4, 2020

Our country’s water infrastructure needs investment. However, funding and financing sources are growing increasingly competitive and communities are finding it difficult to secure adequate resources to make needed investments in their systems. In this report, CNT identifies innovative funding and financing mechanisms to support communities working to upgrade their infrastructure. We look to the energy and transportation sectors for funding and financing applications, take a closer look at the ways our state revolving loan funds can be better utilized, and explore how public dollars can be invested on private property to achieve distributed impacts and benefits.

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Program that reduces risk of urban flooding wins environmental group’s top award

Loop North News | July 6, 2020

Program that reduces risk of urban flooding wins environmental group’s top award. 

Friends of the Chicago River has announced the winners of the 2020 Chicago River Blue Awards. The awards recognize “river-sensitive projects for exceptional contributions to continuing the improvement of the waterway and adjacent lands.”

The top prize, the Blue Ribbon Award, was given to the Center for Neighborhood Technology for its RainReady program that helps communities address flooding.

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