Showcasing Green

A Massachusetts treatment plant takes advantage of federal stimulus funds to help pay for a $22 million upgrade that includes renewables and energy efficiency.
Showcasing Green
Every building at the Lowell Regional Wastewater Utility has a green roof. The soil and vegetation provide insulation and reduce stormwater runoff.

"We're in the business of cleaning the environment," says Mark Young, executive director of the Lowell (Mass.) Regional Wastewater Utility. "We want to be an environmentally progressive city where people want to live and work."

With an investment of $22 million, including $4.66...

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