If Flint, Michigan's lead poisoning crisis cracked the nation’s eyes open to what being exposed to a pervasive toxin means, public officials could see it coming. Lead exposure has been unfolding across America, particularly in its urban centers, for decades. While Lead had a lot of advantages for manufacturers—paint makers liked it because it sped drying and increased durability—health experts had...
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It took a week to connect with the nearly lost art of do-self renovation in the kitchen of our almost century home. Our goal was to save money, not expand but improve. And as the incoming president of the board of Home Repair Resource Center, I wanted to see if I could walk the talk on the do-self empowerment model.
A round-up of sustainability stories and opportunities for January 14, 2014.
Hopefully, your e-filed taxes are bearing fruit this week (woot! direct deposit refund). For my part, I was surprised by the parsimoniousness for energy efficiency.
What's so striking about the ratcheting up of building codes in Ohio is not that it took a few more years than average for the Buckeye state to adopt the 2009 standard from the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). No, the bigger revelation may be how—at the behest of city council and sustainability advocates—Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson willed his city's tax...
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- #OhioState has upped its #Sustainability game. Putting a yardstick to functional urban green space. https://t.co/iQ0qeVMhO7
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- Global warming will play a big role in the European Central Bank?s strategic review. It could mean pulling investme? https://t.co/p9jgSEcivq
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- It?s cool to see so many ppl walking ???? around in Cleveland?s University Circle. Weather is not deterring thousan? https://t.co/LtfCTcpMJ8
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