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    Winners from 2017 SBN Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony

    This past Thursday night, the Sustainable Business Network hosted their 2nd Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony at La Peg/ Fringe Arts.

    The awards honor GSI (Green Stormwater Infrastructure) projects in the Greater Philadelphia Area, the triple bottom line benefits of GSI, and the many partners who make these projects successful.

    2017 GSI Award Winners

    Public Projects: Projects managed at least in part by a public agency and/or are on public property (local, city, state, federal)

    Winner: Jenkintown Creek Restoration project

    Private Projects: Projects managed by a private entity and/or are on private property

    Winner: Frankford Friends Nature Learning Lab

    Early Adopters: Public or Private projects 10 years or older

    Winner: VUSP Bio-Infiltration Traffic Island

    Research in GSI: Peer-reviewed, published, and/or presented academic, non-profit, government, or private research on one or more elements of the triple bottom line performance of GSI

    Winner: Philadelphia Water: Green City Clean Waters

    Leadership in GSI: An individual whose work has transformed the understanding and/or use of GSI in the Greater Philadelphia region.

    Winner: Andy Kricun, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority

    Julie Hancher

    About Julie Hancher

    Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake.

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